The Iowa State men's basketball team is picked to finish sixth in the Big 12, according to the Big 12 Conference Coaches poll which was announced today. Texas was the overwhelming favorite to win the title with 10 first-place votes, followed by Oklahaoma, which recieved two first place votes. Kansas, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech rounded out the top-five.
returns three starters from last year's team that advanced to the second round
of the NCAA Tournament. Preseason All-American Curtis Stinson returns for his
junior season as one of the best guards in the nation. Stinson, a two-time
all-Big 12 honoree, averaged 17.2 points and 2.3 steals a game last
Cyclones play their first exhibition on Nov. 5 against EA Sports and kick off
the regular season vs. MountainState on