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Lady Raiders picked seventh in Big 12 preseason poll

Source: Texas Tech Athletics Source: Texas Tech Athletics

Provided by Texas Tech Athletics

IRVING, Texas – The Big 12 announced the 2016-17 Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll Wednesday afternoon, with the Lady Raiders selected to finish seventh in conference play.

Baylor was selected as the preseason favorite for the seventh time in conference history to win the regular season title, voted by the league’s coaches. The Bears received nine first-place votes while Texas received the other first-place vote and second overall.

This is the highest Big 12 preseason ranking for the Lady Raiders under Head Coach Candi Whitaker.

2016-17 Big 12 Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll
1.    Baylor (9)                    81
2.    Texas (1)                      73
3.    Oklahoma                   61
4.    West Virginia             57
5.    Kansas State              50
6.    TCU                               34
T7.  Iowa State                  28
        Texas Tech                 28
9.    Oklahoma State        23
10.  Kansas                          15

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