Boston College, UMass and Fairfield are considered legitimate contenders to win their upcoming conference tournaments.
UConn -- after a milestone victory for coach Katie Woods -- certainly has a puncher’s chance in the Big East. Vermont, Boston University and Quinnipiac won’t be favorites, but they’ve secured spots to their respective playoffs.
Bryant and Sacred Heart. It could come down to a tiebreaker to determine which one makes the cut in the Northeast Conference and which one is left out.
Here’s a look at our latest Power Rankings, and where each team’s tournament hopes stand.