Iowa opens in top 5 of AP Top 25 preseason women's basketball poll
Iowa women’s basketball opened as the No. 3 team in the country in the AP Preseason top 25, which was released Tuesday afternoon.
The Hawkeyes come in behind only LSU – the defending national champs – and UConn. Four other B1G teams cracked the top 25 as well, including Ohio State at No. 7, Indiana at No. 9, Maryland at No. 14 and Illinois at No. 23.
Here’s where they will start the season. 👀
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You can find the full top 25 below:
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Women’s Basketball AP Top 25, per release:
6. South Carolina
7. Ohio State
8. Virginia Tech
10. Notre Dame
12. Ole Miss
16. North Carolina
18. Florida State
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The hype surrounding Iowa women’s basketball may be at an all-time high. The Hawkeyes played in front of a record crowd at Kinnick Stadium Sunday afternoon, and star guard Caitlin Clark is back for another run at a national title.
It’s a good time to be a Hawkeye.