Tennessee Lady Vols ranked No. 13 in AP preseason poll

The Tennessee Lady Vols are ranked No. 13 in the AP Top 25 women’s preseason basketball poll released Tuesday morning.

The Lady Vols are ranked No. 14 in USA TODAY’s preseason coaches poll, which the publication released Thursday.

Tennessee returns four starters for the 2016-2017 season.

Last season, the Lady Vols finished last season with a 22-14 record after an 89-67 loss to Syracuse in the Elite Eight.

The Lady Vols ended their streak of 565 consecutive weeks in the AP women’s basketball poll last February.

Tennessee opens its season in an exhibition game against Carson-Newman on Monday.

The Lady Vols begin their regular season on Nov. 11 in a road contest against James Madison.

Schedule: Tennessee Lady Vols 2016-2017 basketball

 

AP Top 25 women’s preseason basketball poll

Editor's Note: Miami (FL) and Syracuse are both ranked No. 14 after each team received 328 votes.

1.   Notre Dame

2.   Baylor

3.   UConn

4.   South Carolina

5.   Louisville

6.   Maryland

7.   Ohio State

8.   Texas

9.   UCLA

10.   Mississippi State

11.   Stanford

12.   Florida State

13.   Tennessee

14.   Miami (FL)

14.   Syracuse 

16.   Oklahoma

17.   Washington

18.   Arizona State

19.   Kentucky

20.   Florida

21.   DePaul

22.   West Virginia

23.   Indiana

24.   Missouri

25.   Oregon State

(© 2016 WBIR)


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