Texas guard Isaiah Taylor (1) dribbles the ball against Kansas State guard Nigel Johnson (23) during a game at the Frank Erwin Center on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Lukas Keapproth/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Longhorns slotted at 25th in Kevin Lyttle’s preseason AP hoops poll

Posted November 2nd, 2015

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The Associated Press released its preseason Top 25 Monday morning, and North Carolina was slotted as the top-ranked team.

Shaka Smart’s Longhorns were not in the Top 25, but The American-Statesman’s Kevin Lyttle voted Texas at No. 25 in the first media poll of the season. The Longhorns received 18 total votes for the poll. Three Big 12 teams made the Top 10 including Kansas at No. 4, Iowa State at No. 7 and Oklahoma at No. 8. Baylor is the final Big 12 team in the Top 25 at No. 22.

Lyttle’s ranking of Texas:

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The top 12 in Lyttle’s poll:

The Top 25 preseason poll, per AP:

And the rest of the Big 12:

 

 

 

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