CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball team was selected at No. 13 in the Associated Press (AP) preseason Top 25 poll released on Thursday.
The ranking has the Tar Heels ranked among the best in the nation, as indicated by selections to other preseason Top 25 lists including Lindy’s Sports (6) and Athlon Sports (13).
UNC is ranked in the AP preseason poll for the 12th time in the last 13 seasons with 2012-13 being the only time since 2001-02 that the team did not start inside the Top 25.
The AP poll included nine teams who the Tar Heels will face this season and include: No. 3 Notre Dame, No. 6 Stanford, No. 7 Duke, No. 12 Louisville, No. 20 Oregon State, No. 21 Oklahoma State, No. 23 UCLA, No. 24 Rutgers and No. 25 Syracuse.