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
4. South Carolina
7. Ohio State
10. Mississippi State
12. Florida State
14. Miami (FL)
18. Arizona State
22. West Virginia
25. Oregon State
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