Stanford, which finished 26-8 overall and advanced to its third-consecutive Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament last season, garnered 11 first-place votes in the preseason poll. This is the sixth-straight year that Stanford has been picked by the media as the Conference preseason favorite.
UCLA was selected sixth in the poll (61 points) ahead of
Five returning All-Pac-10 players were named to the Preseason All-Conference Team - Shay Murphy of USC, Noelle Quinn of UCLA, Brooke Smith and Candice Wiggins of Stanford and Emily Westerberg of Arizona State.
2006-07 PRESEASON PAC-10 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL MEDIA POLL
First-place votes in parentheses
1. Stanford (11) 110
2. Arizona State 97
3. USC 76
6. UCLA 61
2006-07 PRESEASON ALL-PAC-10 TEAM
Shay Murphy, USC
Noelle Quinn, UCLA
Brooke Smith, Stanford
Candice Wiggins, Stanford