South Carolina preseason pick to win 5th straight SEC title

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BRIMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) South Carolina is the preseason favorite to win its fifth straight Southeastern Conference women's basketball crown while Gamecocks center A'ja Wilson is projected to win her third consecutive SEC player of the year award.

A panel of SEC and national media voted on the preseason rankings that the league released on Tuesday.

National champion South Carolina was picked ahead of Mississippi State, which lost to the Gamecocks in both the SEC women's basketball tournament final and the NCAA Tournament final.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut36-1
2 Notre Dame33-4
3 South Carolina33-4
4 Maryland32-3
5 Baylor33-4
6 Stanford32-6
7 Mississippi State34-5
8 Oregon State31-5
9 Duke28-6
10 Florida State28-7
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut36-1
2 Notre Dame33-4
3 South Carolina33-4
4 Oregon State31-5
5 Mississippi State34-5
6 Stanford32-6
7 Baylor33-4
8 Duke28-6
9 UCLA25-9
10 Washington29-6
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