Five Big 12 women's basketball teams are ranked and two others received votes in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 women's basketball coaches poll.
Baylor begins the 2012-13 season where it ended last year as the top-ranked team. The defending national champions garnered all 31 first-place votes as they enter the season on a 40-game win streak.
Oklahoma is rated No. 14 followed by No. 22 West Virginia, No. 24 Oklahoma State and No. 25 (tie) Kansas. Team receiving votes included Iowa State and Texas.
The Big 12 regular season gets underway Friday, November 9 with non-conference play.