4 UConn players on Naismith preseason watch list
The list will be cut to 30 when the midseason list is announced on Feb. 8.
Collier is averaging 18.2 points, had a team-leading 10 blocked shots and is tied for the team lead with 37 rebounds in the first five games of the season.
Nurse leads the second-ranked Huskies with 24 assists and is averaging 9.8 points per game.
Samuelson is UConn's top scorer averaging 21.2 points per game and has 17 of the team's 38 3-pointers.
Williams is averaging 11.8 points per game. She is tied for the team lead in rebounding (7.4 per game) and leads the Huskies with 11 offensive rebounds and nine steals.