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The country's No. 1-ranked team given a No. 2 seed? We thought that was a little puzzling, too.

So we've tossed out the top-25 polls and taken matters into our own hands. Based on pairings and potential matchups, here's how we rank the top 16 teams in the NCAA Tournament field:

Melanie Jackson coordinates ESPN.com's women's basketball coverage.