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Conference Coaches Pick Sooners To Win In Men’s Hoops

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As Oklahoma and Texas prepare for battle on the gridiron this weekend the two schools have been battling it out in the preseason basketball poll among the conference coaches. Texas received more first place votes than Oklahoma but the Sooners received two more total points than the Longhorns making them the preseason favorite to win the Big 12. This is the first time in the history of the Big 12 that the Sooners have been selected to win.

2008-09 BIG 12 PRESEASON POLL

 

Team (

First Place
Votes)

Points

1. 

Oklahoma (3)

109

2. 

Texas (4)

107

3. 

Baylor (2)

103

 

Kansas

103

5. 

Texas A&M

79

6. 

Oklahoma State

69

7. 

Missouri

51

8.

Kansas State

50

9.

Nebraska

49

10.

Texas Tech

39

11.

Iowa State

20

12.

Colorado

13

Eleven points were awarded for first place, 10 for second, etc. 
Coaches are not permitted to vote for their own team.