OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma State is picked to finish second in the Big 12 baseball race and Oklahoma is picked fourth in a preseason poll of conference coaches.
TCU is picked to win the league in the poll released Thursday. The coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team.
OSU, TCU and Texas each received three first place votes in the balloting, but TCU received a total of 57 points while Oklahoma State received 55 and Texas 53. OU is fourth with 45 points.
Texas Tech is fifth in the poll, followed by West Virginia, then Kansas and Kansas State are tied for seventh and Baylor is ninth. Iowa State does not field a baseball team.