Big-name women's basketball programs returning to prominence

Kellie Harper is working to return the Tennessee women's basketball program back to being a title contender and has the Lady Vols closer to their traditionally elite status.

She's got company at other big-name programs, too.

The Lady Vols are ranked fifth in Harper's third season at her alma mater. Tennessee is among a group of AP Top 25 teams returning to prominence after recent coaching changes. Teams like No. 12 LSU, No. 15 Georgia Tech, No. 16 Duke, No. 20 Notre Dame, No. 21 North Carolina and No. 23 Oklahoma are thriving and primed to make a postseason impact under coaches hired since 201...


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