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Texas picked second in Big 12 baseball preseason poll

Posted February 5th, 2015

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Texas is a distant second to unanimous favorite TCU in the Big 12 baseball preseason poll.

The Horned Frogs, who won last season’s conference tournament, received eight first-place votes and 64 points compared to Texas’ one first-place vote and 55 points. Coaches cannot vote for their own team.

Reigning regular season champion Oklahoma State is third, followed by Texas Tech, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Baylor, Kansas, and Kansas State.

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Since 1999, the preseason favorite has gone on to win the regular season title five times but has fallen short every season since Texas won in 2010.

2015 Big 12 Coaches Preseason Poll

  1.     TCU (8)                         64

  2.     Texas (1)                         55

  3.     Oklahoma State             47

  4.     Texas Tech                    46

  5.     Oklahoma                       38

  6.     West Virginia                  22

  7.     Baylor                              18

          Kansas                             18

  9.     Kansas State                   16

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