Can Kentucky's A'dia Mathies avoid a sophomore slump? She's one of our top players to keep an eye on as 2010-11 progresses.
Being sidelined with an injury is never fun, but it's even worse during the NCAA tournament. UConn's Caroline Doty and Arizona State's Dymond Simon know that firsthand.
Sure, they're not the powerhouse programs you might find in Knoxville, Storrs or Palo Alto. But here's a look at three teams in various states of upward mobility as 2006-07 approaches.