The following is a press release couresty of Iowa State athletics communications.
IRVING, Texas – Iowa State has been picked to finish fourth in the Big 12 preseason poll. It is the highest the Cyclones have been picked in the poll since 2000-01, when Iowa State was also picked fourth and went on to win the league title.
The Cyclones were picked to finish behind Kansas and Oklahoma State, which were picked to win the league, and Baylor. Kansas State and Oklahoma State were tied for fifth in the poll. West Virginia, Texas, Texas Tech and TCU round out the poll.
The Cyclones open the regular season Nov. 10 against UNC-Wilmington.
2013-14 Big 12 Preseason Poll
1. Kansas (5)
Oklahoma State (5)
4. Iowa State
5. Kansas State
7. West Virginia
9. Texas Tech