All nine non-Bill Self coaches (coaches are not allowed to vote for their team) picked the Jayhawks to win their 14th consecutive conference championship, which would break UCLA's all-time record. They are also the preseason pick for the sixth consecutive year and the 16th time in conference history.
Preseason CBB Rankings: No. 1 (Duke) to No. 351 (North Carolina A&T)
Here's the full list of teams and votes:
|Rank||Team (1st-place votes)||Points|
|2||West Virginia (1)||71|
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