OSU Seventh, OU Tied For Last In Big 12 Hoops Preseason Poll


Thursday, October 13th 2011, 8:26 pm
By: News 9


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IRVING, Texas – The Big 12 released its preseason poll on Thursday, and the Cowboys and Sooners will have to earn their respect.

Big 12 coaches voted Oklahoma State seventh and OU tied for ninth in the poll.

Kansas and Texas A&M share the top spots with 73 voting points each. The selection is A&M's first time in the top spot for the conference's preseason rankings.

The young but talented Baylor Bears came in third.

OU and OSU will both open the regular season on Nov. 11.

2011-12 BIG 12 MEN'S BASKETBALL PRESEASON POLL

Team (First-place Votes) Points

1. Kansas (5) 73

Texas A&M (2) 73

3. Baylor (2) 63

4. Missouri (1) 61

5. Texas 51

6. Kansas State 39

7. Oklahoma State 33

8. Iowa State 27

9. Oklahoma 15

Texas Tech 15