Oklahoma State picked to win Big 12 title for first time

Oklahoma State has been tabbed as the preseason choice by the media to win what is expected to be a wide open Big 12.

Six teams received first-place votes, with Oklahoma State leading the way with 15 of them. Oklahoma finished second in the voting and TCU third. Oklahoma had eight first-place votes and 355 points while TCU had more first-place votes (nine) but 337 points.

Texas also had eight first-place votes and finished fourth. Baylor and Kansas State round out the top six and both schools received first-place votes.

Texas Tech was picked seventh, with West Virginia, Iowa State and Kansas rounding out the field.