The at-large pool has grown to 33 with the Ivy League opting out. And if the NCAA tourney is held at one site, geographical placement is eliminated.
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Although bracketing becomes easier and seeding becomes less important with a one-site NCAA tournament, picking the teams might be harder than ever.
- Howard, Boston top preseason All-America team
- South Carolina No. 1 in preseason women's poll
- Gamecocks joins 3 others in S. Dakota tourney
- NC State sets home-and-home with S. Carolina
College basketball was one of the first sports canceled in March. Since then, the sport and its players have seen nearly every league at every level return. Now, it's finally time for college basketball's return.
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South Carolina is ranked No. 1 in the preseason AP women's basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Gamecocks received 29 of 30 first-place votes.
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NC State will play at South Carolina on Dec. 3, introducing another high-profile nonconference game as women's college basketball programs continue to finalize their schedules less than three weeks ahead of the start of the season.
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South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is preparing for a season but has doubts it will start on time.