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Lady Raiders 22nd in Associated Press Poll




Nov. 9, 1999

LUBBOCK, Texas - The Texas Tech women’s basketball team is preseason ranked 22nd by the Associated Press top 25 poll released today. This is the fifth preseason ranking for the Lady Raiders as they were ranked 13th by the Women’s Basketball News Service, 15th by Athlon Sports College Basketball Magazine, 22nd by The Women’s Basketball Journal and 23rd by the USA Today/ESPN coaches poll.

Three of Tech’s opponents this year and three possible opponents were selected as one of the top 25 teams by coaches, UCLA (fifth), Iowa State (seventh), North Carolina (ninth), LSU (13th), Kansas (18th) and Nebraska (24th)

Associated Press Preseason Top 25

1. Connecticut

2. Tennessee

3. Georgia

4. Rutgers


6. Louisiana Tech

7. Iowa State

8. Notre Dame

9. North Carolina

10. Penn State

11. Auburn

12. Illinois

13. Louisiana State

14. UC Santa Barbara

15. Old Dominion

16. Oregon

17. Virginia Tech

18. Kansas

19. Boston College

20. North Carolina State

21. Duke

22. Texas Tech

23. Purdue

24. Nebraska

25. Arizona



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