LSU, who ended last season ranked fifth in the AP poll, received 748 points in Wednesday's poll. The Lady Tigers sit behind No. 1 and defending NCAA Champion Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Stanford, Tennessee, Duke, Ohio State, Connecticut and No. 9 Georgia.
This marks the fifth straight year LSU has been ranked in the preseason top 10. The Lady Tigers were No. 3 in 2002-03, ninth in 2003-04 and third in both 2004-05 and 2005-06.
The Lady Tigers, also ranked 10th