Chiaka Ogbogu, the preseason player of the year, is a big reason why the Longhorns are picked to win the Big 12

BEVO BEAT Volleyball

Texas volleyball unanimous pick to win Big 12

Posted August 7th, 2015

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For the fifth straight season, Texas has been chosen as the preseason favorite to win the Big 12 volleyball title.

The Longhorns recorded 64 points and were a unanimous selection for the fourth year in a row. Iowa State (53) was picked second for the fourth time in five years. Oklahoma (49) came in third and received one first-place vote, which came from Texas’ Jerritt Elliott who was not allowed to vote for his own team.

Rounding out the poll were Kansas (43), Kansas State (41), Baylor (26), TCU (24), Texas Tech (16) and West Virginia (8).

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Texas has earned the preseason No. 1 spot eight times and has won the title in six of those seasons.

On Thursday, Texas’ Chiaka Ogbogu was named the preseason Big 12 player of the year, and Micaya White was tabbed the freshman of the year.

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