ESPN.com's preseason top 25


Baylor was a unanimous pick to lead off our preseason top 25, put together by ESPN.com's panel of contributors -- columnists Mechelle Voepel, Graham Hays and Charlie Creme and editor Melanie Jackson. The Lady Bears were also No. 1 in the ESPN/USA Today and Associated Press preseason rankings.

California, Iowa, Michigan State, Ohio State, Temple, Texas Tech and Vanderbilt each received at least one vote.

* Refers to the highest and lowest votes a team received from ESPN.com's contributors; NR indicates the team was "not ranked" by at least one contributor; first-place votes were worth 25 points, second place 24 points, etc.