Northwestern women's basketball ranked in preseason Coaches Poll


The Northwestern women's basketball team came in at No. 24 in the preseason edition of the USA Today Coaches Poll. The Wildcats, who finished at 23-9 last season after a first-round exit in the NCAA Tournament, sit as the fourth-highest-ranked Big Ten team in the poll, behind No. 6 Maryland, No. 10 Ohio State and No. 23 Iowa. The team starts its 2015-16 campaign at home against Howard on Nov. 15.