Big East Poll

Here are the rankings in the Big East preseason coaches poll for women's basketball (first place votes in parentheses):

1. Connecticut (15)

2. Rutgers (1)

3. West Virginia

4. Pittsburgh

5. Notre Dame

6. Louisville

7. DePaul

8. Marquette

9. South Florida

10. Seton Hall

11. St. John's

12. Villanova

13.Syracuse

14. Cincinnati

15. Providence

16. Georgetown