The Lady Vols have easily made it into the 2018 AP Top 25 preseason poll for another year.

The team ranks in at #14 with 344 points, and was also ranked #18 in the USA TODAY Preseason Coaches Poll.

Connecticut remains a perennial favorite and took the top spot. Defending national champion South Carolina ranked #4.

Last season, the Lady Vols finished out unranked with a 20-12 record.

The Lady Vols will take on East Tennessee State in their season opener at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12 at Thompson-Boling Arena.