Duke was picked to win the ACC preseason women's basketball poll by both media and coaches. The Blue Devils, who return all five starters, were 33-3 last season and have advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight the last four years.
Roneeka Hodges scored 23 points and Ganiyat Adeduntan added 20 and 14 rebounds as No. 25 Florida State needed three overtimes to post a 94-83 victory over Virginia Tech in an Atlantic Coast Conference contest.
Alicia Gladden scored 24 points and converted a three-point play with 2:18 remaining in the second overtime, allowing Florida State (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) to hang on for an 81-78 victory Monday night over Virginia Tech.