Texas, which missed the NCAA tournament in 2012 for the first time in 14 years, was selected third in the Big 12 coaches’ preseason baseball poll.
Oklahoma, a super regional contestant a year ago, was picked to win the conference title, earning 62 points and six first-place votes. The Sooners, who’ve never won a Big 12 title but have earned five straight NCAA bids, are ranked anywhere from 14th to 19th in the national polls.
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