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Top 10 Women’s College Basketball Players 2023 Rankings

Ranking the best women’s college basketball players going into the 2023 New Year as Angel Reese goes from #10 to Top 3

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By Fan Rankings | October 27, 2022 - 09:57 PM

The landscape of Women’s College Basketball continues to evolve from year to year as more and more talent arrives from the high school rankings.

As you start to look around at Women’s College Basketball, the talent is loaded across the various leagues while many of the top stars from a year ago have returned with goals of a National Championship on their mind.

While the list is long with talented stars only ten women’s college basketball players can land on the Top 10 Women's College Basketball Player 2023 Rankings December list.


Headlining that list is a pair of top tier stars of Aliyah Boston of the South Carolina Gamecocks and Caitlin Clark of the Iowa Hawkeyes.

The two stars both continue to be the face of women’s basketball while being two of the best players in the country. Boston is looking to lead her Gamecocks to a second straight National Championship, while Clark looks to lead her Hawkeyes on a deep postseason run during the Women’s National Basketball Tournament come March.

In addition to those two the list includes Angel Reese of the LSU Tigers, Ashley Joens of the Iowa State Cyclones, and Maddy Siegrist of the Villanova Wildcats. Here is a look at the Top 10 Women's College Basketball Player 2022-2023 Rankings December.




Honorable Mention

Diamond Miller

School: Maryland Terps

Previous Ranking: Unranked

Just missing the Top 10 Women's College Basketball Player 2023 Rankings December list is the Maryland Terps senior guard Diamond Miller.

Miller, who is currently averaging career highs in scoring (18.3 ppg), and rebounds (6.9 rpg), has been a force for the Terps over the team’s solid start to the 2022-23 NCAA Women’s Basketball schedule.

The Terps guard has posted three double doubles on the season while topping the 20 plus point mark four times to start the season.

Two of those double doubles came against AP Top 25 ranked opponents including 31 points and 12 rebounds in the teams 74-72 win over #7 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish.





Haley Jones

School: Stanford Cardinals

Previous Ranking: #5

Another stud women’s basketball player just missing the Top 10 ranked women’s basketball list is the Stanford Cardinals Haley Jones.

While the numbers are a little down this season for the senior guard, Jones is still one of the top players in the country while being an all-around great leader for a team built to compete for a National Championship.

Jones enters the final week of December 2022 averaging 12.7 points per game to go along with 7.1 rebounds and 3.9 assists. 




Top 10 Women’s College Basketball Player Rankings

10. Cameron Brink

School: Stanford Cardinals

Previous Ranking: Unranked

As her teammate Haley Jones just missed making the list, Cameron Brink lands at number 10 on the Top 10 Women's College Basketball Player 2023 Rankings December list.

The junior forward continues to be a staple in the Cardinals starting rotation while putting together strong performances on both ends of the floor.

Brink is currently averaging 13 points per game to go along with 8.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists. Meanwhile the Cardinals forward is averaging just over three blocked shots per game.




9. Ashley Joens

School: Iowa State Cyclones

Previous Ranking: #3

While all eyes have been on the other star in Iowa Caitlin Clark, the Iowa State Cyclones senior guard continues to put together a stellar resume while being one of the top players in the school’s history.

Joens enters the final week of the 2022 calendar averaging 19.3 points per game to go along with 9.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per contest.

Overall Joens has posted five double doubles this season including a 17-point, 10 rebound performance in the team’s 74-62 win over the Villanova Wildcats during the Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase matchup. 




8. Alissa Pili

School: Utah Utes

Previous Ranking: Unranked

As you start to look around at the teams dominating women’s college basketball this season, one team that stands out is the Utah Utes who are one of just a handful of teams remaining without a loss to start the season.

Much of that success is due to their star junior forward Alissa Pili who is having a strong season. Pili enters December 28th, 2022, ranked 19th in the country in scoring while averaging 20.1 points per game. In addition, Pili is adding 6.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and nearly one blocked shot per game.




7. Olivia Miles

School: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Previous Ranking: #7

Entering the 2022-23 Women’s college basketball schedule expectations were set high for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as well as Olivia Miles.

Miles, who was one of the top freshmen in the country last season has continued her success in her second season while seeing her performance on the floor improve.

Miles is currently averaging career highs in points per game (15.3), rebounds per game (8.2), assists per game (7.6), and steals per game (2.6). On the year Miles has posted one triple double and six double doubles while carrying the Fighting Irish roster.




6. Elizabeth Kitley

School: Virginia Tech Hokies

Previous Ranking: Unranked

One of the more surprising teams around women’s college basketball to start the season has been the Virginia Tech Hokies who opened the season winning 11 of their first 12 contests.

When a team is clicking on all cylinders, the team must have a few dominating players and that is the case for the Hokies. The Hokies are led by Elizabeth Kitley who is one of five players averaging double digit figures to start the season.

Overall, Kitley is averaging 19.1 points per game to go with 11.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 2.4 blocks per contest. 




5. Aneesah Morrow

School: DePaul Pirates

Previous Ranking: Honorable Mention #1

Rounding out the Top 5 on the Top 10 Women's College Basketball Player 2023 Rankings December list is the DePaul Pirates sophomore forward Aneesah Morrow.

Morrow, like Miles was one of the top freshmen in the country last season after averaging 21.9 points per game has seen her scoring improve this season while continuing to average a double double. Morrow enters the last week of December 2022 averaging 25.5 points per game to go along with 11.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 2.7 steals and one blocked shot per contest. 




4. Maddy Siegrist

School: Villanova Wildcats

Previous Ranking: #4

The Villanova Wildcats senior forward continues to score at will while ranking among the top scorers in the country for the third straight season.

Siegrist who averaged at least 22 points in back-to-back seasons is currently averaging 28 points per game in her final season with the Wildcats.

To go along with the points Siegrist is averaging 9.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.6 steals per game this season. In addition, Siegrist ranks 2nd in the country in scoring, posted six double doubles and has scored at least 30 points in four different games. 




3. Angel Reese

School: LSU Tigers

Previous Ranking: #10

Many wondered how Angel Reese would fit in with the LSU Tigers roster after electing to transfer this past off-season from the Maryland Terps.

Now after the first few months, no one is wondering as Reese has been a present surprise while ranking among the top female basketball players in the country.

The Tigers star currently ranks 6th in the country in scoring averaging 24.6 points per game while leading the nation in rebounding averaging 14.7 rebounds per game.

This type of performance can help the Tigers make a deep run while being a consistent threat on both ends of the floor.




2. Aliyah Boston

School: South Carolina Gamecocks

Previous Ranking: #1

The debate over which college basketball player is the best can continue among the best women’s college basketball players this season.

While Boston lands at number two her ability to dominate and be a leader outweighs all of her statistics this season. Nonetheless Boston continues to post nearly 10 points and 10 rebounds per game each night.

The Gamecocks senior has posted eight double doubles this season while averaging 12.4 points to go along with 9.6 rebounds. Meanwhile Boston has been terrific on the defensive end of the floor averaging 1.7 blocked shots per game to go with her 9.5 rebounds.




1. Caitlin Clark

School: Iowa Hawkeyes

Previous Ranking: #2

Landing at number one on the Top 10 Women's College Basketball Player 2023 Rankings December list is the Iowa Hawkeyes junior guard Caitlin Clark.

Clark, who led the country in scoring last season has continued her dominance this season while ranking 3rd in the country in scoring through the first few months of the season.

Clark is currently averaging 27 points per game to go along with 7.7 rebounds and 7.1 assists per contest. The Hawkeyes guard is a key part of their success this season as they push to make a deep run in the Big Ten as well as during the Women’s March Madness tournament.



How would you rank these women’s college basketball players for the 2022-2023 season? Rank below to be added in the NCAA Power Rankings

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