OSU, Kansas picked at the top of the Big 12

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10/10/13 in NCAABB   |   andrewgilman   |   20 respect

Less than 48 hours to one of the most-anticipatedc college football games in the Big 12, the league announced the results of the preseason  Big 12 coaches basketball poll.
 
March 21, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; Oklahoma State Cowboys guard Marcus Smart (33) shoots against Oregon Ducks forward Arsalan Kazemi (14) during the second half of the second round of the 2013 NCAA tournament at HP Pavilion. Oregon defeated Oklahoma State 68-55. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY SportsOklahoma State and Kansas were picked as co-favorites to win the league and each received five first-place votes and four second-place votes. Coaches were not allowed to vote fro their own team.
 
Baylor was picked third, Iowa State was fourth and Kansas State and Oklahoma tied for fifth.
 
OSU features the top-three returning scorers in the conference, including Big 12 Player of the Year Marcus mart. OSU will have four starters back from last year. Meanwhile, Kansas has Andrew Wiggins, the preseason conference Freshman of the Year, who is projected to be one of the top picks in next summer's NBA draft.
 
 
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