Big 12 Basketball Coaches Poll


Wednesday, October 18th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


DALLAS (AP) _ The 2000-01 Big 12 men's basketball preseason coaches poll, with first-place votes in parantheses followed by total points. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own teams, so points were awarded 11 for first, 10 for second, 9 for third, etc.; and the preseason Big 12 team, also selected by coaches.

1. Kansas (11);121

2. Oklahoma;102

3. Missouri;100

4. Iowa St.;93

5. Texas;82

6. Oklahoma St.;78

7. Colorado;57

8. Nebraska;45

9. Texas Tech;39

10. Texas A&M;34

11. Baylor;28

12. Kansas St.;13

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2000-01 Big 12 coaches preseason team (position, name, school, height, class, 1999-00 stats):

G-Jamaal Tinsley, Iowa St., 6-3, sr., 11.0 ppg, 5.1 rpg

F-Kareem Rush, Missouri, 6-6, so., 14.7 ppg, 4.3 rpg

F-Nick Collison, Kansas, 6-9, so., 10.5 ppg, 6.9 rpg

F-Drew Gooden, Kansas, 6-9, so., 10.6 ppg, 7.5 rpg

C-Kimani Ffriend, Nebraska, 12.0 ppg, 8.8 rpg