Women's Basketball ranked No. 13 in ESPN/USA Today preseason poll
Nov. 5, 2008
AUSTIN, Texas -- The University of Texas women’s basketball team is ranked No. 13 in the ESPN/USA Today preseason poll. The Longhorns return four starters from last year’s team which posted a 22-13 record and advanced to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament.
The Longhorns are one of five Big 12 Conference teams selected in the Top 25. Oklahoma is ranked No. 7, while Texas A&M and Oklahoma State come in at No. 10 and No. 15, respectively. Baylor rounds out the five league teams with a No. 17 ranking.
UT opens the 2008-09 season with an exhibition game against the Houston Jaguars on Sunday, Nov. 9. Tip is set for 2 p.m. at the Frank Erwin Center.