Head coach: Laurie Evans, fifth season
2011-12 record: 22-5 (14-2 Southwest)
Returning letter winners (starters): Eight (three)
Top players: G Sammi Tso (Sr.), G Jackie Garcia (Sr.), G Tatiana Kearn (Sr.)
Outlook: Despite the loss of Auburn Smith to graduation, the Diamondbacks’ strength remains their backcourt.
Tso, Garcia and Kearn all are capable scorers.
"We’re looking to compete just like we did last year and make a run in the playoffs," Evans said.