WBB Week 18: South Carolina back to No. 1 after National Championship

South Carolina claimed its second National Championship Sunday night at Target Center in Minneapolis, defeating UConn 64-49. The Gamecocks have been the No. 1 team in the Student Media Poll for all but one week this season, returning to the top spot after the title victory. (Image via Faith Worrell/The Daily Gamecock) RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (9) 225 +1 2 UConn 216 … Continue reading WBB Week 18: South Carolina back to No. 1 after National Championship

WBB Week 17: Stanford takes top spot from South Carolina after upset

For the first time in Student Media Poll history, South Carolina is not the top team in the women’s basketball rankings. The Gamecocks fell to Kentucky in the SEC Championship on Sunday, with Stanford taking over at No. 1. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 Stanford (3) 194 +1 2 South Carolina (5) 193 -1 3 NC State 188 — 4 Louisville 166 — 5 Baylor … Continue reading WBB Week 17: Stanford takes top spot from South Carolina after upset

WBB Week 16: Top 10 stays put as regular season wraps up

Every team from the top 10 of last week’s women’s basketball Student Media Poll remains in the top 10 this week as the regular season comes to a close. Now, teams enter conference championship week with a chance to secure an NCAA Tournament bid. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (11) 275 — 2 Stanford 263 — 3 NC State 248 — 4 Louisville … Continue reading WBB Week 16: Top 10 stays put as regular season wraps up

WBB Week 15: UConn, LSU, Texas enter top 10

UConn is back in the top 10 of the WBB Student Media Poll, joined by LSU and Texas after a big week in the sport. The three new entrants replace Arizona, Indiana and Maryland. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (9) 225 — 2 Stanford 215 +1 3 NC State 207 +2 4 Louisville 196 — 5 Michigan 185 +2 6 Baylor 168 +2 … Continue reading WBB Week 15: UConn, LSU, Texas enter top 10

WBB Week 14: South Carolina’s No. 1 streak continues

Another WBB Student Media Poll, another week at No. 1 for South Carolina. The Gamecocks have been ranked No. 1 every week of the season. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (8) 200 — 2 Arizona 192 +4 3 Stanford 189 -1 4 Louisville 185 -1 5 NC State 177 -1 6 Indiana 149 +1 7 Michigan 142 -2 8 Baylor 138 +3 9 … Continue reading WBB Week 14: South Carolina’s No. 1 streak continues

WBB Week 13: NC State falls, Notre Dame rises after upset

Notre Dame pulled off one of the biggest wins of the season so far, defeating NC State 69-66 at Joyce Center in South Bend. The Irish lost at Florida State Sunday, but still are up two spots to No. 18, while the Wolfpack fall to No. 4. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (10) 250 — 2 Stanford 237 +1 3 Louisville 225 +1 … Continue reading WBB Week 13: NC State falls, Notre Dame rises after upset

WBB Week 12: South Carolina continues wire-to-wire No. 1 season

Every week in the history of the WBB Student Media Poll has seen South Carolina at No. 1, and this week is no exception. The Gamecocks cruised to wins over Vanderbilt, Ole Miss and Florida last week to continue the wire-to-wire No. 1 campaign. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (8) 200 — 2 NC State 189 — 3 Stanford 180 — 4 Louisville … Continue reading WBB Week 12: South Carolina continues wire-to-wire No. 1 season

WBB Week 11: NC State rises, Louisville falls after marquee matchup

NC State is back up to No. 2 in the WBB Student Media Poll following a 68-59 win over Louisville. The Cardinals dropped three spots to No. 5 after the loss. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (10) 250 — 2 NC State 232 +2 3 Stanford 229 -1 4 Tennessee 220 +1 5 Louisville 209 -3 6 Indiana 198 — 7 Michigan 191 … Continue reading WBB Week 11: NC State rises, Louisville falls after marquee matchup

WBB Week 10: Oklahoma makes biggest jump after undefeated week

The Sooners are up seven spots to No. 13 in the WBB SMP after winning all of its games this week. OU is neck-and-neck with Big XII rivals Baylor and Texas in the poll this week. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (9) 225 — T-2 Louisville 205 — T-2 Stanford 205 +1 4 NC State 201 — 5 Tennessee 191 — 6 Indiana … Continue reading WBB Week 10: Oklahoma makes biggest jump after undefeated week

WBB Week 9: South Carolina unanimous No. 1

After Louisville got a No. 1 vote last week, every voter selected the Gamecocks at No. 1 once again. South Carolina has been No. 1 all season long. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (7) 175 — 2 Louisville 159 — 3 Stanford 156 +1 4 NC State 154 +1 5 Tennessee 149 +1 6 Indiana 142 +1 7 Arizona 124 -4 8 Iowa … Continue reading WBB Week 9: South Carolina unanimous No. 1