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Big 12 unveils media's preseason poll

Forty-three members of the media voted in the preseason poll.

Forty-one voted Oklahoma No. 1.

Here's how the media's preseason poll, unveiled this afternoon, looks.

1. Oklahoma (41) -- 428 points

2. Texas A&M (1) -- 362

3. Oklahoma State (1) -- 360

4. Missouri -- 281

5. Texas -- 265

6. Baylor -- 194

7. Texas Tech -- 191

8. Kansas State -- 140

9. Iowa State -- 93

10. Kansas -- 51

I like it. It looks very much like the ballot I turned in, and the only difference is I had Baylor above Texas. I've got no big complaints with it, obviously.

The difference between Texas A&M and Oklahoma State is, rightfully, razor thin. Just two overall points separate them, versus Oklahoma, which was No. 1 by 66 points.

Also, the 71-point gap between Texas and Baylor was extremely surprising. The two teams are, in some ways, inverses of one another (Baylor: great offense, bad defense; Texas: great defense, bad offense), but Texas certainly has history on its side.

Do you have any gripes?