Oklahoma State, Kansas picked atop men's Big 12 basketball preseason poll

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: October 10, 2013

The Oklahoma State and Kansas men's basketball teams have been picked to win the league's regular-season crown.

This is the third time in Big 12 history there was a tie atop the conference's preseason poll.

It marks the 12th time in Big 12 history that KU has been the preseason favorite, while the Cowboys are chosen for the third time.

Baylor and Iowa State were next in the predictions at third and fourth, while Kansas State and Oklahoma tied for fifth.

The Big 12 season gets underway on November 8. Big 12 conference competition starts on January 4.


Rank. Team (First-place votes), Total points

T1. Kansas (5), 77

T1. Oklahoma State (5), 77

3. Baylor, 63

4. Iowa State, 56

T5. Kansas State, 43

T5. Oklahoma, 43

7. West Virginia, 35

8. Texas, 30

9. Texas Tech, 14

10. TCU, 12


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