OMAHA, Neb. - Building upon the 10 votes received in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll earlier this week (Oct. 29), the Creighton women's basketball team earned 21 votes in the AP Poll released on Friday, Nov. 1.
Creighton is coming off a 25-8 season and a back-to-back trips to the NCAA Championship. Head coach Jim Flanery welcomes back sophomore guard Marissa Janning (12.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg) and senior forward Sarah Nelson (11.7 ppg, 7.8 rpg) as Creighton embarks on its inaugural year in the BIG EAST.
The Bluejays received one vote on three seperate occasions, all in the Associated Press (AP) poll (Feb. 4, Jan. 14 & Preseason). Prior to the 2012-13 season, that last time the Jays had appeared in the AP poll was on March 10, 2003, with two votes. The Bluejays last appeared in the USA Today Coaches Poll on Feb. 7, 2005, earning two votes.