ORLANDO, Fla. – Alabama and Oklahoma State tied for the top spot in the GCAA Coaches Preseason Poll.
The two-time defending champion Crimson Tide received 13 first-place votes while two ballots put the Cowboys at No. 1. Georgia Tech came in at third with one first-place vote and fourth-ranked Texas collected the remaining six No. 1 votes. Georgia rounds out the top five.
Seven different conferences were represented in the preseason poll led by the SECs eight.
Division I - August 28, 2014
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||NCAA Finals Finish|
|T1||Oklahoma State (2)||516||2|
|3||Georgia Tech (1)||452||Quarterfinals|
|Dropped From Ranking:||N/A|
|Others Receiving Votes: Arizona State, 77; SMU, 77; UAB, 63; Baylor, 51, South Florida, 38; Wake Forest, 31; San Diego State, 29; Texas Tech, 29; UNLV, 26; Purdue, 20; Iowa, 18; Iowa State, 13; Clemson, 10; Kentucky, 8; Kent State, 5; North Carolina-Greensboro, 5; North Florida, 5; BYU, 2; Georgia State, 2; Missouri, 2; Colorado, 1; East Carolina, 1; Liberty, 1 Minnesota, 1.|