EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon women's basketball will open the 2019-20 season at No. 1 in the espnW preseason Top 25 rankings.
The Ducks were ranked ahead of defending champion Baylor and Pac-12 rival Stanford.
Oregon returns Wooden Award and Wade Trophy winner for the nation's most outstanding player in college basketball, Sabrina Ionescu.
Ionescu is joined by key returners such as Ruthy Hebard and Satou Sabally.
The Ducks graduated senior point guard Maite Cazorla but add multiple talented freshman to go along with USC transfer guard Minyon Moore.
Oregon's green and yellow scrimmage will be held on Wednesday before the Ducks take on Team USA on Saturday, November 9, at Matthew Knight Arena.
The Ducks open the season on Monday, November 11, at home against Northeastern.