It's January, and college basketball is starting to heat up. So, NCAA.com presents our first edition of DII Women's basketball power rankings:

Records through January 5

RANK TEAM RECORD COMMENTS
1 West Texas A&M 12-0 Scored 101 points in last game
2 Ashland  12-0 Has exhibition win over DI Bowling Green
3 Missouri Western   14-0 8-0 start in MIAA
4 Limestone College 10-0 Owns a victory over top 20 Anderson
5 Lewis  12-1 Important home game Thursday against Drury
6 Alaska Anchorage  16-1 Has scored over 100 points three times
7 Fort Hays State  12-1 Two straight wins after loss before Christmas
8 Drury 10-1 3-0 start in GLVC; tough week ahead
9 Lubbock Christian 11-0 Brave enough to play UConn in exhibition game
10 California Baptist 11-1 5 straight wins since loss at Azusa Pacific
11 Winona State 14-1 Bounced back from 1st conf. loss with 3-point win
12 Nova Southeastern 12-1 7 straight wins since home loss to Washburn
13 Emporia State 11-2 Both losses, including to Fort Hays were away
14 Quincy 11-1 3 straight double-digit victories following loss
15 Columbus State 10-1 4-0 start in the PBC
16 Delta State 10-1 Only loss in 8 GSC games was at West Florida