2023 Team Quick Facts
The Hoosiers are coming off a historic season that saw them win the Big Ten Championship, a school-record 28 games and earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament … in her nine seasons with the program, head coach Teri Moren has won 200 games and led the team to five NCAA Tournament appearances – the program had just four all-time NCAA Tournament berths prior to her arrival in 2014 … the Hoosiers will welcome back first-team All-Big Ten and Conference Defensive Player of the Year Mackenzie Holmes along with three other starters back to the lineup next season.
Champions of the Big 12, Oklahoma is entering the third season under head coach Jennie Baranczyk having won 25 and 26 games, respectively, in her first two years on the sidelines in Norman … last season’s 26 wins were the most in a year since winning 27 in 2009-10 … the Sooners boast 23 all-time NCAA Tournament appearances, including three Final Four berths … Oklahoma is set to return a pair of starters from last year’s squad – Liz Scott and Nevaeh Tot – along with third-leading scorer Skylar Vann, a two-time winner of the Big 12’s Sixth Player of the Year award.
Princeton has earned appearances in 10 of the last 13 NCAA Tournaments, including each of the last three … The Tigers advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year … in three seasons under head coach Carla Berube, the Tigers have won 75 games, claimed three Ivy League Championships and two Ivy League Tournament titles … Kaitlyn Chen was the Tigers’ leading scorer last season and joins Ellie Mitchell and Madison St. Rose and the program’s three returning starters from a squad that won its fifth straight Ivy League Championship and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
One the most recognized programs in college basketball history, Tennessee ranks first in NCAA history with 41 Tournament appearances and second with eight national championships and 18 Final Fours … Former Lady Vol Kellie Harper is entering her fifth season as the program’s head coach, boasting an 88-39 overall record and three NCAA Tournament berths, including Sweet 16 appearances in 2022 and 2023 … Rickea Jackson, a USBWA All-American after averaging nearly 20 points per game last year, returns as one of four starters from last season, alongside Tess Darby, Karoline Striplin and Tamari Key, who played just nine games in 2022-23.
The Razorbacks are entering their seventh season under head coach Mike Neighbors, who has guided his alma mater to a 120-77 mark and a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances during his tenure … Arkansas earned berths to the NCAA Tournament in 2021 and 2022, marking the first time in 20 years that the program had made consecutive appearances in the event … Arkansas returns a trio of starters from last season, including Samara Spencer, who was the Razorbacks’ second-leading scorer at more than 14 points per game last year, Makayla Daniels and Saylor Poffenbarger, as well as 2021-22 starter Sasha Goforth.
Sixth-year head coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee has turned the tide for the Boston College program, having won ACC Coach of the Year honors in 2020 and leading the team to a pair of 20-win seasons in her first five years, a mark achieved just twice in the decade prior to her arrival … Dontavia Waggoner is one of three returning starters – alongside JoJo Lacey and Andrea Daley – from the 2022-23 roster, having led the team in points (13.2), rebounds (7.3) and steals (2.9) per game.
Marquette head coach Megan Duffy is entering her fifth season with the program, having guided the Golden Eagles to 89 wins and two NCAA Tournament appearances in her first four seasons … Overall, the program has appeared in five of the last six NCAA Tournaments, won at least 23 games in six of the last seven years and finished in the top half of the Big East standings each year since 2016 … Jordan King returns after being a first-team All-Big East performer last season and is one of three returning starters.
Entering her third year with Wisconsin, head coach Marisa Moseley is coming off a season in which she led the Badgers to their most conference victories in a season since 2011, while their 11 wins is a marked improvement from the 2020-21 season prior to her arrival … Wisconsin will be led by sophomore Serah Williams, who started 30 games last season, averaged 12.7 points per game and led the Big Ten in blocks with 58 en route to earning All-Freshman Team honors.