Women’s College Basketball Player Rankings – Class by Class! Week 1

Lexie Hull of Stanford University

The women’s college basketball season is in full swing and we have new players to watch for, upcoming teams and new story lines to keep track of this season. This is the third year of tracking and ranking college players and it is been a labor of love and hard work that goes with these rankings.

I always get asked the same questions about how players are ranked and how they end up on this list in this particular order, so to those new readers or first time visitors to my blog, you can read my FAQ page. If you have any other questions that are not on there, you can always leave them in the comments or contact me via Twitter. My handle is @whoopsblogger.

Listed below is the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for the week of Nov. 6th to Nov. 11th.

SENIORS

  1.  Asia Durr – Louisville
  2. Arike Ogunbowale – Notre Dame
  3. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut
  4. Kalani Brown – Baylor
  5. Teaira McCowan – Mississippi
  6. Sophie Cunningham – Missouri
  7. Kristine Anigwe – California
  8. Megan Gustafson – Iowa
  9. Bridget Carleton –  Iowa State
  10. Jessica Shepard – Notre Dame
  11. Napheesa Collier – Connecticut
  12. Kennedy Leonard – Colorado
  13. Caliya Robinson – Georgia
  14. Hallie Thome – Michigan
  15. Maite Cazorla – Oregon
  16. Natisha Hiedeman – Marquette
  17. Allazia Blockton – Marquette
  18. Kitija Laksa – South Florida
  19. Alanna Smith – Stanford
  20. Paris Kea – North Carolina
  21. Lashann Higgs – Texas
  22. Brianna Turner – Notre Dame
  23. Rebekah Dahlman – DePaul
  24. Janiah McKay – Auburn
  25. Beatrice Mompremier – Miami (FL)
  26. Chloe Jackson – Baylor
  27. Kianna Ibis – Arizona State
  28. Hannah Stewart – Iowa
  29. Ashton Millender – DePaul
  30. Jordan Moore – TCU
  31. Christalah Lyons – Kansas
  32. Courtney Ekmark – Arizona State
  33. LaTashia Jones – Oklahoma State
  34. Gabby Green – LMU
  35. Laura Stockton – Gonzaga
  36. Sydney Skinner – Harvard

JUNIORS

  1. Sabrina Ionescu – Oregon
  2. Ruthy Hebard – Oregon
  3. Crystal Dangerfield – Connecticut
  4. Ayana Mitchell – LSU
  5. Kiah Gillespie – Florida State
  6. Tiana Mangakahia – Syracuse
  7. Minyon Moore – USC
  8. Mikayla Pivec – Oregon State
  9. Kaila Charles – Maryland
  10. Jaelyn Brown – California
  11. Tynice Martin – West Virginia
  12. Te’a Cooper – South Carolina
  13. Amber Melgoza – Washington
  14. Grace Hunter – NC State
  15. Aislinn Konig – NC State
  16. Jackie Young – Notre Dame
  17. Kobi Thornton – Clemson
  18. Taja Cole – Georgia
  19. Lauren Cox – Baylor
  20. Amber Smith – Missouri
  21. Becca Hittner – Drake
  22. Ali Patberg – Indiana
  23. Emma Guy – Boston College
  24. Taylor Frederick – South Dakota
  25. Alexis Tolefree – Arkansas
  26. Taiye Bello – Minnesota
  27. Shadeen Samuels – Seton Hall

SOPHOMORES

  1. Chennedy Carter – Texas A&M
  2. Ivana Raca – Wake Forest
  3. Megan Walker – Connecticut
  4. Destiny Slocum – Oregon State
  5. Mia Davis – Temple
  6. Shaina Pellington – Oklahoma
  7. Kiana Williams – Stanford
  8. Destiny Littleton – Texas
  9. Erin Boley – Oregon
  10. Macee Williams – IUPUI
  11. Karissa McLaughlin – Purdue
  12. Bianca Jackson – South Carolina
  13. Aari McDonald – Arizona
  14. Kayla Wells – Texas A&M
  15. Sidney Cooks – Michigan State
  16. Lindsey Pulliam – Northwestern
  17. Chloe Bibby – Mississippi State
  18. Hailey Brown – Michigan

FRESHMEN

  1. NaLyssa Smith – Baylor
  2. Lexie Hull – Stanford
  3. Rhyne Howard – Kentucky
  4. Dara Mabrey – Virginia Tech
  5. Beatriz Jordao – South Florida
  6. Taylor Mikesell – Maryland
  7. Noga Peleg Pelc – Rutgers
  8. Destanni Henderson – South Carolina
  9. Imani Lewis – Wisconsin

Preseason Women’s College Basketball Player Rankings – Class by Class!

Asia Durr

It is that time of year once again! The start of the new women’s college basketball season is upon us with multiple story lines and players to watch for. This also means the women’s college basketball players rankings are back! This is the third year of compiling these rankings and they take a lot of time, energy and effort. It is a pleasure to do them every year, but keep in mind that these rankings can change from now until March. I have received tons of feedback over the years on these rankings and it is great to see how they have been received from the women’s basketball community. Thank you all for the constant support on these rankings. I sincerely appreciate it.

The preseason rankings are combined of a combination of what happened last year and what is most likely predicted this season from the players. Remember, this list can change and new players can be added OR subtracted from the list. These rankings can change and are updated weekly. These rankings are designed to help gauge who really are the top players in women’s college basketball and if you have any questions or comments, feel free to read the FAQ regarding these rankings. Any additional questions or queries, leave them in the comments and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Listed below are the preseason rankings for the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for 2018-2019. Curious to see who made last year’s preseason rankings? Click here for that list.

*Note: Only active players are listed below. Transfer and or red-shirt players are included if they are playing this season*

SENIORS

  1. Asia Durr – Louisville
  2. Kalani Brown – Baylor
  3. Teaira McCowan – Mississippi State
  4. Arike Ogunbowale – Notre Dame
  5. Sophie Cunningham – Missouri
  6. Napheesa Collier – Connecticut
  7. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut
  8. Megan Gustafson – Iowa
  9. Kitija Laksa – South Florida
  10. Kristine Anigwe – California
  11. Anriel Howard – Texas A&M
  12. Allazia Blockton – Marquette
  13. Kennedy Leonard – Colorado
  14. Jessica Shepard – Notre Dame
  15. Caliya Robinson – Georgia
  16. Bridget Carleton – Iowa State
  17. Kenisha Bell – Minnesota
  18. Lashaan Higgs – Texas
  19. Kennedy Burke – UCLA
  20. Alanna Smith – Stanford
  21. Naomi Davenport – West Virginia
  22. Alexis Jennings – South Carolina
  23. Khaalia Hillsman – Texas A&M
  24. Kianna Ibis – Arizona State
  25. Paris Kea – North Carolina
  26. Maite Cazorla – Oregon
  27. Teniya Page – Penn State
  28. Kiara Leslie – NC State
  29. Amy Okonkwo – TCU
  30. Jaisa Nunn – New Mexico State
  31. Mart’e Grays – DePaul
  32. Carmen Grande – Ball State
  33. Chanette Hicks – Virginia Tech
  34. Zykera Rice – Gonzaga
  35. Chloe Jackson – LSU
  36. Rosemarie Julien – FGCU

JUNIORS

  1. Sabrina Ionescu – Oregon
  2. Kaila Charles – Maryland
  3. Lauren Cox – Baylor
  4. Ruthy Hebard – Oregon
  5. Jackie Young – Notre Dame
  6. Bella Alarie – Princeton
  7. Crystal Dangerfield – Connecticut
  8. Tiana Mangakahia – Syracuse
  9. Taryn McCutcheon – Michigan State
  10. Kelly Jekot – Villanova
  11. Leaonna Odom – Duke
  12. Robbi Ryan – Arizona State
  13. Mikayla Pivec – Oregon State
  14. Peyton Williams – Kansas State
  15. Kathleen Doyle – Iowa
  16. Joyner Holmes – Texas
  17. Ayana Mitchell – LSU
  18. Hannah Whitish – Nebraska
  19. Ciara Duffy – South Dakota
  20. DiJonai Carrington – Stanford
  21. Mackenzie Meyer – Iowa
  22. Shay Colley – Michigan State
  23. Reili Richardson – Arizona State
  24. Kelly Campbell – DePaul
  25. Becca Hitner – Drake
  26. Nicea Eliely – Nebraska
  27. Jeannie Boehm – Harvard

SOPHOMORES

  1. Chennedy Carter – Texas A&M
  2. Rennia Davis – Tennessee
  3. Satou Sabally – Oregon
  4. Annika Jank – Colorado
  5. Kate Cain – Nebraska
  6. Evina Westbrook – Tennessee
  7. Janelle Bailey – North Carolina
  8. Kianna Smith – California
  9. Shaina Pellington – Oklahoma
  10. Karissa McLaughlin – Purdue
  11. Hailey Brown – Michigan
  12. Mia Davis – Temple
  13. Mykea Gray – Miami
  14. Elah Parker – Penn
  15. Karly Murphy – Green Bay
  16. Kianna Williams – Stanford
  17. Bianca Jackson – South Carolina
  18. Sidney Cooks – Michigan State

FRESHMEN

  1. Charli Collier – Texas
  2. Christyn Williams – Connecticut
  3. Shakira Austin – Maryland
  4. Rhyne Howard – Kentucky
  5. Olivia Nelson – Ododa – Connecticut
  6. Destanni Henderson – South Carolina
  7. Catherine Reese – Arizona
  8. Lexie Hull – Stanford
  9. Aquira DeCosta – Baylor

WNBA Draft Lottery — Who will win the #1 overall pick?

The 2019 WNBA Draft Lottery will take place tonight during half time of the WNBA semi final game 2 (Washington vs Atlanta). The four worst teams in the league this season have the opportunity to grab a great college player in yet another deep WNBA draft class.

The four worst teams this season were the Indiana Fever, Chicago Sky, Las Vegas Aces and the New York Liberty. The lottery rules have shifted and instead of the 1 year record, it now accounts for 2 years (or seasons). So, this means that the Fever and the Sky have the best odds of landing a top 2 pick. The Las Vegas Aces improved significantly this season but can still land a top 3 pick. The “worst” odds out of all the teams belongs to the New York Liberty. The Liberty were great in 2017, and that great year will affect them for this draft lottery. However, it should be noted that finishing fourth in this year’s lottery is not that bad. There are a ton of talented players available and the Liberty should fare well.

Keeping all that in mind, I believe that lottery drawings are a luck of the draw. The Indiana Fever REALLY need this top pick and would be thrilled to have it. However, I do not think the Fever will win tonight. I have a feeling it will be the Chicago Sky who come away with the #1 overall pick. I think the Fever will pick #2, the Aces at #3 and the Liberty at #4 overall. (I could be totally wrong, and it could just be the Fever who finally manage to win the #1 overall pick)

Whatever team will end up winning the #1 overall pick in 2019, they will have plenty of talented senior college players to choose from. Players such as Teaira McCowan, Asia Durr, Arike Ogunbowale, Katie Lou Samuelson, Napheesa Collier, Kalani Brown and more. I tracked all of the college players for two years running and here was the latest on who the top overall junior player was for 2018.

This could change a WNBA teams fortune. So, who do you think will win the #1 overall pick? Tune in tonight to find out!

2018 WNBA Mock Draft Version 2.0

With the Elite 8 games over and the Final Four set to begin on Friday, it is now time to unveil the second version of my 2018 WNBA Mock Draft. The first version received so many views unexpectedly and it was just simply amazing to see. You can view it here.

I will have TWO more versions of this mock draft. One right after the Final Four and then the FINAL version just a couple of days before the actual WNBA Draft which will take place on April 12. You may have already noticed some slight differences between the first and second version. Some players stock rose while others fell. Also, a new name is in the draft because of early declarations. Look for those in my next two versions IF more players declare early or if there are any pre – draft trades.

* As always, my Mock Drafts are a mix between NCAA tournament results / overall play plus the overall fit on the team*

FIRST ROUND

  1. A’ja Wilson (F) – Las Vegas Aces
  2. Kelsey Mitchell (G) – Indiana Fever
  3. Gabby Williams (F) – Chicago Sky
  4. Diamond DeShields (G/F) – Chicago Sky
  5. Jordin Canada (G) – Seattle Storm
  6. Lexie Brown (G) – Dallas Wings
  7. Victoria Vivians (G) – Washington Mystics
  8. Maria Vadeeva (C) – Indiana Fever
  9. Kia Nurse (G) – Connecticut Sun
  10. Ariel Atkins (G) – New York Liberty
  11. Monique Billings (F) – Los Angeles Sparks
  12. Marie Gulich (C) – Phoenix Mercury

SECOND ROUND

  1. Stephanie Mavunga (C) – Las Vegas Aces
  2. Jaime Nared (F) – Indiana Fever
  3. Myisha Hines – Allen (F) – Connecticut Sun
  4. Jill Barta (F) – Atlanta Dream
  5. Shakayla Thomas (G) – Minnesota Lynx
  6. Brooke McCarty (G) – Dallas Wings
  7. Katelynn Flaherty (G) – Washington Mystics
  8. Tyra Buss (G) – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Loryn Goodwin (G) – Phoenix Mercury
  10. Mercedes Russell (C) – New York Liberty
  11. Carlie Wagner (G) – Los Angeles Sparks
  12. Natalie Butler (C) – Minnesota Lynx

THIRD ROUND

  1. Vionise Pierre – Louis (C) – Phoenix Mercury
  2. Teana Muldrow (F) – Indiana Fever
  3. AJ Alix (G) – Atlanta Dream
  4. Rebecca Greenwell (G) – Chicago Sky
  5. Roshunda Johnson (F) – Seattle Storm
  6. Lexie Bando (G) – Dallas Wings
  7. Morgan William (G) – Washington Mystics
  8. Gabbi Ortiz (G) – Las Vegas Aces
  9. Maria Jespersen (F) – Connecticut Sun
  10. Stephanie Reid (G) – New York Liberty
  11. Kaylee Jensen (C) – Los Angeles Sparks
  12. Raisa Musina (C) – Minnesota Lynx

2018 WNBA Mock Draft Version 1.0

With the NCAA women’s tournament well underway and the first two rounds officially completed, it is now time to unveil my WNBA mock draft for this year. I put a poll on Twitter asking if people would be interested in a weekly WNBA mock draft after every round and most people said yes. So, here we are! The first of my WNBA mock draft is below. I will have three more versions of mock drafts after this one. One after the Elite 8, one after the Final 4 and the final mock draft a couple of days before the official WNBA Draft. Just a reminder, that the WNBA Draft is on April 12th at 7 pm on ESPN2.

*FYI, my mock drafts are based somewhat on the results of the first two rounds of the NCAA tourney plus overall play & fit on a team*

FIRST ROUND

  1. A’ja Wilson – (F) – Las Vegas Aces
  2. Kelsey Mitchell – (G) – Indiana Fever
  3. Gabby Williams (F) – Chicago Sky
  4. Diamond DeShields – (G) – Chicago Sky
  5. Jordin Canada – (G) – Seattle Storm
  6. Lexie Brown – (G) – Dallas Wings
  7. Victoria Vivians – (G) – Washington Mystics
  8. Maria Vadeeva – (C) – Indiana Fever
  9. Kia Nurse – (G) – Connecticut Sun
  10. Ariel Atkins – (G) – New York Liberty
  11. Stephanie Mavunga – (F) – Los Angeles Sparks
  12. Monique Billings – (F) – Phoenix Mercury

SECOND ROUND

  1. Jaime Nared – (F) – Las Vegas Aces
  2. Marie Gulich – (C) – Indiana Fever
  3. Tyler Scaife –  (G) – Connecticut Sun
  4. Shakayla Thomas – (G) – Atlanta Dream
  5. Myisha Hines – Allen (F) – Minnesota Lynx
  6. Brooke McCarty – (G) – Dallas Wings
  7. Katelynn Flaherty – (G) – Washington Mystics
  8. Vionise Pierre – Louis – (C) – Phoenix Mercury
  9. Tyra Buss – (G) – Phoenix Mercury
  10. Mercedes Russell – (C) – New York Liberty
  11. Rebecca Greenwell – (G) – Los Angeles Sparks
  12. Natalie Butler – (C) – Minnesota Lynx

THIRD ROUND

  1. Carlie Wagner – (G) – Phoenix Mercury
  2. Loryn Goodwin – (G) – Indiana Fever
  3. Morgan William – (G) – Atlanta Dream
  4. AJ Alix – (G) – Chicago Sky
  5. Stephanie Reid – (G) – Seattle Storm
  6. Teana Muldrow – (F) – Dallas Wings
  7. Roshunda Johnson – (F) – Washington Mystics
  8. Gabbi Ortiz – (G) – Las Vegas Aces
  9. Lexie Bando – (G) – Connecticut Sun
  10. Tashia Brown – (F) – New York Liberty
  11. Kaylee Jensen – (C) – Los Angeles Sparks
  12. Raisa Musina – (C) – Minnesota Lynx

 

Women’s College Basketball Final Overall Player Rankings for 2017/2018 – Class by Class!

March has arrived and it is glorious. NCAA March Madness is truly a special time of the year. The time has now come to unveil the FINAL OVERALL Women’s College Basketball Players Rankings for the 2017/2018 season. From November to March, we have seen some incredible performances by seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen for their respective colleges.

For 16 weeks, I took the best of the best women’s college basketball players and put them on my week to week lists. I looked at over 45 schools per week for every week. I tried to be fair and non biased in my rankings. For those that don’t know, this is NOT my day job. I continued doing these rankings because I thought we were missing these type of lists in women’s college basketball.  It would take me over 5/6 hours every week to come up with these rankings.  I just didn’t look at Power 5 conferences only,  I took into consideration all of the other small conferences and gave those players a shout out when I could as well.

If you are curious on who made last year’s final overall rankings list, click here. If this is your first time reading these rankings or you still have questions, then check my FAQ page. All your answers are there and if you are still not satisfied, reply in my comments section or send me a tweet on Twitter. My handle is @whoopsblogger.

To make this final list, players had to be on my rankings list for at least 8 weeks or more during the season.

Listed below are the top seniors, the top juniors, the top sophomores and the top freshmen for 2017/2018.

*Note: I am fully aware that this final overall rankings list for this season seems different from last season. I know that there aren’t 36 seniors, 27 juniors, 18 sophomores and 9 freshmen. But I had to make it fair and that is what is happened to the list. Players who made the list seven weeks are listed on the just missed section. Players who made the list six weeks or less (the cut off was three weeks) are listed in the honourable mention section.

SENIORS

  1. A’ja Wilson – South Carolina
  2. Kelsey Mitchell – Ohio State
  3. Jordin Canada – UCLA
  4. Victoria Vivians – Mississippi State
  5. Kia Nurse – Connecticut
  6. Gabby Williams – Connecticut
  7. Monique Billings – UCLA
  8. Myisha Hines-Allen – Louisville
  9. Mercedes Russell – Tennessee
  10. Stephanie Mavunga – Ohio State
  11. Brooke McCarty – Texas
  12. Lexie Brown – Duke
  13. Ariel Atkins – Texas
  14. Jaime Nared – Tennessee
  15. Katelynn Flaherty – Michigan
  16. Shakayla Thomas – Florida State
  17. Tyler Scaife – Rutgers
  18. Imani Wright – Florida State
  19. Linnae Harper – Ohio State
  20. Teana Muldrow – West Virginia
  21. Brittany McPhee – Stanford
  22. Chelsea Nelson – NC State
  23. Marie Gulich – Oregon State
  24. Loryn Goodwin – Oklahoma State
  25. Macy Miller – South Dakota State
  26. Kaylee Jensen – Oklahoma State
  27. Erykah Davenport – Miami
  28.  Jessica Lindstrom – Green Bay
  29. Emily Potter – Utah
  30. Allie LeClaire – Green Bay
  31. Maria Jespersen – South Florida

*Just missed: Rebecca Greenwell (Duke), Vionise Pierre-Louis (Oklahoma), Tyra Buss (Indiana), Carlie Wagner (Minnesota), Roshunda Johnson (Mississippi State), Kristen Simon (Southern California)

*Honourable mention: AJ Alix (Florida State), Morgan William (Mississippi State), Branndais Agee (Michigan State), Kahlia Lawrence (Mercer), Kristy Wallace (Baylor), Tashia Brown (Western Kentucky), Stephanie Reid (Buffalo), Miranda Drummond (Syracuse), Savannah Scott (Northern Colorado), Gabbi Ortiz (Oklahoma), Mackenzie Engram (Georgia), Dekeiya Cohen (Baylor), Jordan Frericks (Missouri), Natalie Butler (George Mason)

JUNIORS

  1. Kalani Brown – Baylor
  2. Teaira McCowan – Mississippi State
  3. Megan Gustafson – Iowa
  4. Napheesa Collier – Connecticut
  5. Asia Durr – Louisville
  6. Hallie Thome – Michigan
  7. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut
  8. Azura Stevens – Connecticut
  9. Sophie Cunningham – Missouri
  10. Jessica Shepard – Notre Dame
  11. Arike Ogunbowale – Notre Dame
  12. Kitija Laksa – South Florida
  13. Naomi Davenport – West Virginia
  14. Marina Mabrey – Notre Dame
  15. Kristine Anigwe – California
  16. Lashaan Higgs – Texas
  17. Allazia Blockton – Marquette
  18. Alexis Jennings – South Carolina
  19. Kenisha Bell – Minnesota
  20. Alanna Smith – Stanford
  21. Caliya Robinson
  22. Khaalia Hillsman – Texas A&M

*Just missed: Kianna Ibis (Arizona State)

*Honourable mention: Paris Kea (North Carolina), Maite Cazorla (Oregon), Kiara Leslie (NC State),  Kennedy Leonard (Colorado), Jill Barta (Gonzaga), Bridget Carleton (Iowa State), Teniya Paige (Penn State), Jatarie White (Texas), Amy Okonkwo (TCU), Kennedy Burke (UCLA), Jaisa Nunn (New Mexico State), Mart’e Grays (DePaul), Erika Davenport and Danielle King (Marquette), Zykera Rice (Gonzaga), Anriel Howard (Texas A&M), Tanita Allen (DePaul), Carmen Grande (Ball State), Chanette Hicks (Virginia Tech), Morgan Bertsch (UC Davis), Chloe Jackson (LSU), Rosemarie Julien (FGCU)

SOPHOMORES

  1. Sabrina Ionescu – Oregon
  2. Ruthy Hebard – Oregon
  3. Kaila Charles – Maryland
  4. Lauren Cox – Baylor
  5. Jackie Young – Notre Dame
  6. Mikayla Pivec – Oregon State
  7. Tyasha Harris – South Carolina
  8. Stephanie Jones – Maryland
  9. Jazmine Jones – Louisville

*Just missed: Bella Alarie (Princeton), Taryn McCutcheon (Michigan State), Kelly Jekot (Villanova), Robbi Ryan (Arizona State)

*Honourable mention: Crystal Dangerfield (Connecticut), Leaonna Odom (Duke), Ayana Mitchell (LSU), Kat Tudor (Oregon State), Natalie Chou (Baylor), Hannah Whitish (Nebraska), Ciara Duffy (South Dakota), Kathleen Doyle (Iowa), Shay Colley (Michigan State), Kelly Campbell (DePaul), Reili Richardson (Arizona State), Nicea Eliely (Nebraska), Becca Hitner (Drake), DiJonai Carrington (Stanford), Peyton Williams (Kansas State)

FRESHMEN

  1. Chennedy Carter – Texas A&M
  2. Rennia Davis – Tennessee
  3. Satou Sabally – Oregon
  4. Kate Cain – Nebraska

*Honourable mention: Evina Westbrook (Tennessee), Kianna Smith (California), Janelle Bailey (North Carolina), Kianna Williams (Stanford), Bianca Jackson (South Carolina), Karly Murphy (Green Bay), Kaba Messeny (UCF), Mia Davis (Temple), Annika Jank (Colorado), Shaina Pellington (Oklahoma), Elah Parker (Penn), Hailey Brown (Michigan), Digna Strautmane (Syracuse), Karissa McLaughlin (Purdue), Mykea Gray (Miami), Sidney Cooks (Michigan State)

Women’s College Basketball Players Rankings – Class by Class! Week 16

This is it. We have reached the final week before conference tournaments begin and NCAA March Madness starts. This was the week in many outstanding college basketball seniors had their last games in which they got to say goodbye to their schools and the fans. Since this is such a deep senior class, they had many memorable moments over their four years of college. Good luck moving forward seniors, and good luck to those who will be lucky enough to play in the WNBA this summer.

I will have the FINAL overall women’s college basketball rankings next week released on Monday, March 5th. This will be the final week in which the rankings are week to week based.

Listed below are the top 36 seniors, the top 27 juniors, the top 18 sophomores and the top 9 freshmen for the week of February 19th to February 25th. The previous weeks rankings can be found here. Have any questions? Check my FAQ page.

SENIORS

  1. A’ja Wilson – South Carolina
  2. Kelsey Mitchell – Ohio State
  3. Jordin Canada – UCLA (+3)
  4. Monique Billings – UCLA (+4)
  5. Lexie Brown – Duke (+4)
  6. Victoria Vivians – Mississippi State (+2)
  7. Brooke McCarty – Texas (+10)
  8. Gabby Williams – Connecticut (-5)
  9. Kristy Wallace – Baylor (NR)
  10. Rebecca Greenwell – Duke (NR)
  11. Stephanie Mavunga – Ohio State (+2)
  12. Marie Gulich – Oregon State (+4)
  13. Jaime Nared – Tennessee (-6)
  14. Mercedes Russell – Tennessee (-4)
  15. Carlie Wagner – Minnesota (+10)
  16. Brittany McPhee – Stanford (+2)
  17. Katelynn Flaherty – Michigan (+2)
  18. Chelsea Nelson – NC State (+9)
  19. Myisha Hines-Allen – Louisville (-8)
  20. Ariel Atkins – Texas (-8)
  21. Linnae Harper – Ohio State (NR)
  22. Shakayla Thomas – Florida State (-8)
  23. Dekeiya Cohen – Baylor (NR)
  24. Tyra Buss – Indiana (-3)
  25. Jessica Lindstrom – Green Bay (+1)
  26. Roshunda Johnson – Mississippi State (NR)
  27. Maria Jespersen – South Florida (+2)
  28. Teana Muldrow – West Virginia (+2)
  29. Jordan Frericks – Missouri (NR)
  30. Allie LeClaire – Green Bay (-2)
  31. Mackenzie Engram – Georgia (NR)
  32. Kylee Smith – Belmont (+3)
  33. Jasmine Trimboli – South Dakota (NR)
  34. Carly Fabbri – Quinnipiac (NR)
  35. Macy Miller – South Dakota State (-4)
  36. China Dow – FGCU (NR)

JUNIORS

  1. Megan Gustafson – Iowa (+2)
  2. Teaira McCowan – Mississippi State (+2)
  3. Kalani Brown – Baylor (-2)
  4. Azura Stevens – Connecticut (+1)
  5. Napheesa Collier – Connecticut (+1)
  6. Asia Durr – Louisville (-4)
  7. Marina Mabrey – Notre Dame (+6)
  8. Sophie Cunningham – Missouri
  9. Maite Cazorla – Oregon (+14)
  10. Caliya Robinson – Georgia (+16)
  11. Arike Ogunbowale – Notre Dame (-1)
  12. Allazia Blockton – Marquette (+2)
  13. Kitija Laksa – South Florida (+6)
  14. Katie Lou Samuelson – Connecticut (-7)
  15. Kristine Anigwe – California (+2)
  16. Hallie Thome – Michigan (-4)
  17. Chloe Jackson – LSU (NR)
  18. Kenisha Bell – Minnesota (-2)
  19. Alanna Smith – Stanford (+1)
  20. Ashton Millender – DePaul (NR)
  21. Erika Davenport – Marquette (NR)
  22. Maddie Simon – Nebraska (NR)
  23. Kennedy Burke – UCLA (NR)
  24. Katie McWilliams – Oregon State (NR)
  25. Sam Fuehring – Louisville (NR)
  26. Kianna Ibis – Arizona State (-8)
  27. Angel Golden – Bethune-Cookman (NR)

SOPHOMORES

  1. Sabrina Ionescu – Oregon
  2. Ruthy Hebard – Oregon
  3. Jackie Young – Notre Dame (+3)
  4. Lauren Cox – Baylor
  5. Tiana Mangakahia – Syracuse (+2)
  6. Nicole Ekhomu – Florida State (NR)
  7. Kaila Charles – Maryland (-4)
  8. Ayana Mitchell – LSU (+8)
  9. Kelly Campbell – DePaul (NR)
  10. Mary Gedaka – Villanova (NR)
  11. Akienreh Johnson – Michigan (NR)
  12. Makenzie Meyer – Iowa (NR)
  13. Dominique Toussant – Virginia (NR)
  14. Kaila Ealey – NC State (NR)
  15. Joyner Holmes – Texas (NR)
  16. Stephanie Jones – Maryland (-6)
  17. Jeannie Boehm – Harvard (NR)
  18. Nasrine Ulel – FGCU (NR)

FRESHMEN

  1. Chennedy Carter – Texas A&M
  2. Rennia Davis – Tennessee (-1)
  3. Evina Westbrook – Tennessee (NR)
  4. Satou Sabally – Oregon
  5. Janelle Bailey – North Carolina
  6. Abby Meyers – Princeton (NR)
  7. Karly Murphy – Green Bay (NR)
  8. Kate Cain – Nebraska (-1)
  9. Digna Strautmane – Syracuse (NR)