Lindsay Whalen, Kelly Mazzante and Shereka Wright are gone, but the Big Ten's longest shadow still goes to Janel McCarville.
Whalen was the hometown heroine who led the Gophers to the Final Four, but McCarville was the rock in the middle all season. And while she starts this season with a broken hand, she'll play a big role -- literally -- in Minnesota's success this season. Will the Gophers get it done? Will Katie Geralds take the reigns at Purdue? Or is Ohio State the team to beat?