The Texas men’s basketball program will start the year ranked 22nd in the USA Today preseason coaches poll released Thursday.
It’s the 13th time in the last 16 years the Longhorns have been ranked in the preseason coaches poll.
Duke had the No. 1 spot, followed by Kansas. However it’s notable that five different teams drew first-place votes. West Virginia also checked in 18th overall.
The Longhorns will host the annual Texas Tip-Off at 7 p.m. Thursday in Gregory Gym. Admission is free, however tickets must be obtained beforehand from the UT box office.
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