The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

October 11, 2012

Sports briefs for 10-12-12

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Greybeards to tailgate

before Plainsmen game

 Enid Greybeards are hosting a tailgate party tonight before the Enid vs. Ponca City football game. They will be serving hamburger or hotdog baskets, which includes chips, cookie and a drink for $5 from 5:15 p.m. unti 7:15. The tailgate is located on the north of Selby Stadium on Iowa. All Plainsmen fans are invited. Weather permitting, premium parking will be available on the west practice field for $10. All proceeds benefit the Enid football program.

OSU 3rd, OU 7th in

preseason Big 12 poll

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State is picked to finish third and Oklahoma seventh in the Big 12 preseason basketball coaches poll.

Defending champion Kansas is pick to win the conference with Baylor second. The Jayhawks received nine of 10 first place votes in which coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team.

Baylor received the remaining first-place ballot.

Texas is fourth in the poll; then Kansas State; West Virginia, OU; Iowa State; Texas Tech and TCU.

Baylor women picked

to win Big 12 crown

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Defending national champion Baylor, with All-America center Brittney Griner returning from a 40-0 season, is the Big 12 coaches’ overwhelming pick to win the league again.

The preseason vote had Oklahoma and Big 12 newcomer West Virginia tied for second, followed by Kansas and Texas. The rest of the picks, in order, were Iowa State, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Kansas State and TCU.