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Lady Raiders Receive Another Preseason Ranking




Sept. 24, 1999

LUBBOCK, Texas - The Texas Tech women’s basketball team received another preseason ranking for the 1999-00 season. The Lady Raiders are ranked 22nd by The Women’s Basketball Journal. Earlier this month, the Lady Raiders were ranked 13th by the Women’s Basketball News Service and 15th by Athlon Sports College Basketball Magazine.

Three of Tech’s opponents this year and three possible opponents were selected as one of the top 25 teams by the WBJ, UCLA (fourth), Iowa State (fifth), North Carolina (eighth), Kansas (14th), LSU (16th) and Texas (19th).

The Women’s Basketball Journal Preseason Top 25

1. Connecticut

2. Georgia

3. Rutgers


5. Iowa State

6. Tennessee

7. Louisiana Tech

8. North Carolina

9. Auburn

10. Marquette

11. Old Dominion

12. Illinois

13. Penn State

14. Kansas

15. Oregon

16. Louisiana State

17. North Carolina State

18. Arizona

19. Texas

20. UC Santa Barbara

21. Stanford

22. Texas Tech

23. Maine

24. Purdue

25. Notre Dame




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