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Texas women rank 12th in preseason poll

Posted November 3rd, 2015

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  • UConn is ranked No. 1 for the 11th time.
  • Baylor checks in at No. 5.
  • Texas is No. 12, A&M is No. 13.

Texas is among three state teams to be ranked in the Associated Press preseason poll that was released on Tuesday.

The Longhorns will open the season Nov. 14 against UTSA as the No. 12 team in the nation. Baylor checks in at No. 5 and Texas A&M No. 13.

It was no surprise that Connecticut ranks No. 1 for the 11th time in school history. The Huskies received first-place votes from a panel of 32 journalists — including the American-Statesman.

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Rounding out the top five are South Carolina at No. 2, Notre Dame No. 3, Tennessee at No. 4 and Baylor.

Texas will have an intra-squad scrimmage at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Erwin Center.

1. UConn (32)800
2.South Carolina 758
3.Note Dame714
4.Tennessee711
5.Baylor672
6.Ohio State570
7.Florida State551
8.Louisville541
9.Maryland536
10.Oregon State518
11.Mississippi St.465
12.Texas459
13.Texas A&M397
14.Duke392
15.Arizona State347
16.Stanford338
17.Oklahoma264
18.Kentucky241
19.Northwestern209
20.South Florida202
21.Northwestern171
22.North Carolina94
23. Syracuse74
24.North Carolina61
25.Chattanooga60

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