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Week 2 A-10 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings

Week 2 of the 2023-2024 season has wrapped up, and wow what a week it has been! Davidson is the winner yet again this week, with a win at Duke, which moved them into first place in the power rankings marking our first change of the number one position this season. George Mason and Duquesne both picked up wins against Pitt. Rhode Island makes the biggest drop this week after losing to Maine and North Carolina State. The season is still young, and here is what this week’s power rankings look like!

1. Davidson (7)

Previous Rank: 4

Record: 4-1

Past Week: W vs. Duke, W vs. Morgan State

Upcoming Games: 11/21 vs. Wofford

2. Saint Louis (1)

Previous Rank: 2

Record: 3-1

Past Week: W vs. Missouri State, W vs. Chaminade*

Upcoming Games: 11/20 vs. Wake Forest*, 11/21 vs. BYU*, 11/26 vs. UIC

*North Shore Showcase in Laie, Hawaii

3. Rhode Island

Previous Rank: 1

Record: 3-2

Past Week: L at Maine, W at Brown, L at NC State

Upcoming Games: 11/24 vs. Youngstown State*, 11/25 vs. Portland*

*Las Vegas Holiday Classic in Las Vegas, Nevada

4. Saint Joseph’s

Previous Rank: 3

Record: 4-0

Past Week: W at Penn, W at Drexel

Upcoming Games: 11/22 at Temple

5. George Mason

Previous Rank: 6

Record: 5-0

Past Week: W vs. Pitt, W vs. Robert Morris

Upcoming Games: 11/22 at American, 11/26 at Coppin State

6. Richmond

Previous Rank: 5

Record: 3-1

Past Week: W at Gardner-Webb, W vs. American

Upcoming Games: 11/24 vs. Maine*, 11/25 at Drake*, 11/26 vs. Louisiana Tech*

*Drake Thanksgiving Classic in Des Moines, Iowa

7. Duquesne

Previous Rank: 7

Record:  3-1

Past Week: W at Howard, W vs. Pitt

Upcoming Games: Inactive this week

8. VCU

Previous Rank: 9

Record: 3-1

Past Week: W vs. East Carolina, L at James Madison

Upcoming Games: 11/23 vs. Saint John’s*, 11/24 vs. Sacred Heart*

*Puerto Rico Classic in San Juan, Puerto Rico

9. George Washington

Previous Rank: 8

Record: 3-1

Past Week: W vs. American, L at UMES

Upcoming Games: 11/23 vs. West Virginia*, 11/24 vs. Southern Illinois*, 11/25 vs. Charlotte*

*Puerto Rico Shootout in San Juan, Puerto Rico

10. Dayton

Previous Rank: 10

Record: 1-3

Past Week: L at Ohio, L vs. Detroit Mercy

Upcoming Games: 11/20 vs. SUIE, 11/24 vs. Stetson*, 11/25 vs. Wichita State*

*Daytona Beach Classic in Daytona Beach, Florida

11. Fordham

Previous Rank: 11

Record: 2-2

Past Week: L vs. Manhattan

Upcoming Games: 11/20 vs. Georgian Court, 11/25 vs. UMass Lowell

12. La Salle

Previous Rank: 12

Record: 2-2

Past Week: L at Drexel

Upcoming Games: 11/21 at Rider

13. Loyola Chicago

Previous Rank: 14

Record: 2-2

Past Week: W at Bradley

Upcoming Games: 11/22 vs. Brown, 11/26 at DePaul

14. Massachusetts

Previous Rank: 13

Record: 1-4

Past Week: L vs. Harvard, L at Monmouth

Upcoming Games:  11/23 vs. Green Bay*, 11/24 vs. Washington State*, 11/25 vs. Maryland*

*Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico

15. St. Bonaventure

Previous Rank: 15

Record: 1-3

Past Week: L vs. UAlbany, L at Binghamton

Upcoming Games: 11/22 at Buffalo, 11/25 at Loyola Maryland

Graphic Credit: Kaily “KG” Godek, A10 Talk

Kaily “KG” Godek is a current student at Western New England University (WNE). She has been a supporter of UMass Athletics for over 15 years. Kaily focuses on both UMass Basketball teams and occasionally on the other Women’s Basketball teams in the conference. While writing for A10 Talk, she works in the athletic department at WNE. When she graduates from WNE she wants to go into Sports Broadcasting and Journalism. You can follow Kaily on X, formerly known as Twitter, @kgumass23.