The Baylor men’s basketball team is ranked No. 24 in the USA Today coaches preseason poll.

It marks the fifth time since 2010 the Bears have been ranked in the preseason poll.

The Bears are among three Big 12 teams ranked in the poll, joining No. 3 Kansas and No. 10 West Virginia. Duke is No. 1 followed by No. 2 Michigan State.

Additionally, Baylor is ranked fifth in the Big 12 preseason coaches poll. Kansas is No. 1 followed by West Virginia, TCU, Texas, Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Kansas State, Iowa State and Oklahoma State.

Baylor will face Houston in an exhibition game at noon Saturday at the Ferrell Center with proceeds going to Hurricane Harvey relief.

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