Men's Basketball tabbed No. 3 in Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25
Sept. 19, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas -- The University of Texas men's basketball team is ranked No. 3 in the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25 presented by EA Sports, the publication announced this week. Senior swingman Damion James also was tabbed as a second-team All-America selection by the publication.
UT will face at least six opponents in the regular season who are ranked in the publication's Top 25: No. 1 Kansas (Feb. 8 in Austin), No. 2 Michigan State (Dec. 22 in Austin), No. 5 North Carolina (Dec. 19 in Arlington, Texas), No. 17 Oklahoma (Feb. 6 in Norman and March 1 in Austin), No. 18 Connecticut (Jan. 23 in Storrs, Conn.), No. 21 Oklahoma State (Feb. 1 in Stillwater and Feb. 24 in Austin).
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Texas opens the 2009-10 season with a home game against UC Irvine on Sunday, Nov. 15 as part of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic. Tip is set for 1 p.m. (Central) at the Frank Erwin Center, and the game will be televised nationally by ESPNU.
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2009-10 Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason Top 25 presented by EA Sports
Preseason All-America Teams
Cole Aldrich, Kansas
Kyle Singler, Duke
Luke Harangody, Notre Dame
Sherron Collins, Kansas
Evan Turner, Ohio State