The Big 12 preseason basketball poll was released late yesterday, the Missouri Tigers were picked to finish 7 th . Oklahoma, Texas 1 and 2. Baylor tied with National Champ Kansas for 3 rd .
With the start of the college basketball season just two weeks away, Mizzou Basketball announced on Friday that it will host its annual Black & Gold Game on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. inside Mizzou Arena.
Doors to the event open at 6 p.m. and in addition to a full-scale scrimmage by the 2008-09 Tigers, members of the team will be signing pre-game autographs on the concourse of the Mizzou Arena. Team posters and schedule cards will be available for fans.
Missouri Basketball is partnering with the Central Missouri Food Bank for this year’s Black & Gold Game and encourages fans to donate two canned food items per person to gain entry to the event.
Big 12 preseason basketball poll
First-place votes in parenthesis
1. Oklahoma (3) 109
2 Texas (4) 107
3 Baylor (2) 103
Kansas (3) 103
5 Texas A&M 79
6 Oklahoma State 69
7 Missouri 51
8 Kansas State 50
9 Nebraska 49
10 Texas Tech 39
11 Iowa State 20
12 Colorado 13