USA Today / ESPN Pre-Season Poll
USA Today & ESPN released their pre-season basketball poll today and the Aggies are ranked as the #14 team in the country.
USA Today Profile / Season Preview:
Other teams in the Big 12 that are ranked include Kansas (#4) and Texas (#16). Kansas State and Baylor were in the "Other Receiving Votes" category.
The Aggies play their first exhibition game of the season next week on Thursday the 1st of November when they host Emporia State.
It is also worth mentioning that Joe Jones has been selected as a top 50 pre-season candidate for the John Wooden Award, given each year to the nation's top player. Acie Law was a finalist for this award last season (Kevin Durant was the winner).
Other Big 12 players nominated to the list included D.J. Augustin - Texas, Mario Chalmers - Kansas, Aleks Maric - Nebraska, Brandon Rush - Kansas, and Martin Zeno - Texas Tech.
John Wooden Award Pre-season Top 50:
Have a good weekend!