Teams across the country are practicing, preparing and priming themselves for the new season, which the annual Midnight Madness helps tip off. What five things are we most looking forward to when the ball goes up?
Big Monday -- a seven-week series on ESPN2 and WatchESPN -- returns Jan. 29 and will again showcase the nation's top women's college basketball programs.
After helping UConn down a trio of top-15 teams, Bria Hartley nabbed our weekly honor.
We're still four weeks away from Selection Monday, but it's possible Monday's February Frenzy was a women's Final Four preview, with four top-15 teams on display.
Ketia Swanier scored a career high 17 points and top-ranked Connecticut routed Providence 80-54 on Saturday to run its unbeaten streak to 21.
Connecticut remained the unanimous No. 1 in the latest ESPN/USA Today women's coaches poll, released Tuesday.