Texas head coach Karen Aston voices instruction to Joyner Holmes during their game against OU at the Erwin Center on Tuesday. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Texas No. 10 in NCAA’s first in-season poll for women’s basketball

The Longhorns, who rank 12th by the Associated Press, might have been credit by the NCAA for its tough non-conference schedule, coach Karen Aston said

Posted January 24th, 2017

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  • The four tops sees are UConn, Baylor, South Carolina and Mississippi State. UConn is the nation's lone unbeaten team.

Texas has been chosen Monday as a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament selection committee’s first set in-season rankings.

Texas players react to a late basket by their team against OU during the second half of their game at the Frank Erwin Center on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Texas beat OU 86-68. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
Texas players react to a late basket by their team against OU during the second half of their game at the Frank Erwin Center on Tuesday. Texas beat OU 86-68. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

The Longhorns (14-4, 8-0 in the Big 12) is ranked as the 10th overall team by the committee. Texas, which ranks 12th by the Associated Press, might have been credit by the NCAA for its tough non-conference schedule, coach Karen Aston said Monday.

The selection committee began to show its seeding process last season, when it periodically revealed its top 10 overall teams. This season that has been expanded to the top 16 teams.

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The top 16 at the end of the regular season will play host to NCAA first- and second-round playoff games.

Updated rankings will be revealed Feb. 6 and Feb. 20. Selection Monday is March 13.

No. 1 seeds
Connecticut
Baylor
South Carolina
Mississippi State

No. 2 seeds
Florida State
Washington
Notre Dame
Oregon State

No. 3 seeds
Maryland
Texas
Duke
Stanford

No. 4 seeds
Louisville
UCLA
Kentucky
Arizona State

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