Last season was a successful one for the Texas Longhorns. They finished sixth in the Big 12 with a 9-9 conference record, but still made it into the NCAA National Tournament. They were a #3 seed and lost to #6 seed Cincinnati in their first game of the tournament. This preseason, Texas was voted the #24 ranking on the USA Today Preseason Poll. According to texassports.com, this is ” the 11th time in the last 12 years that the Longhorns have been ranked in the coaches’ preseason poll.” The Longhorns are one of three Big 12 teams to be ranked in the Top 25. Kansas was voted 7th while Baylor was voted 18th.