The Nebraska women's basketball team was ranked No. 18 in the Associated Press Preseason Poll released Saturday.
Nebraska returns four starter from last season's 24-9 team. The Huskers open their season at 7:05 p.m. Monday with an exhibition game against Pittsburg State.
National champion Baylor topped the poll, receiving all 40 first-place votes. Other Big Ten teams in the rankings are Penn State (eighth), Ohio State (19th) and Purdue (20th).
Iowa received six votes in the poll, while Creighton received one.