It’s a wonderful time to be a Big 12 men’s college basketball fan.
As February approaches and the NCAA Tournament approaches, the Big 12 is on top of the men’s college hoops world, with a whopping six teams ranked in the top 17 of the AP Top 25 Poll. Leading the way is Jerome Tang Kansas State team, which is playing better basketball than any team in the country right now.
After an impressive win over Texas Tech last weekend, the Wildcats have now won 11 of their last 12 games, with a highly anticipated road matchup against Iowa State set to take center stage in the world of college hoops on Tuesday at night
After their recent success, the Wildcats have moved into the top spot in the FOX Sports forecast. Mike DeCourcyThe updated NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament projections, which were released on Tuesday. They join them Houston, Alabama i Purdue in line 1.
The defending national champion Kansas Jayhawks fell to second place after their third straight loss. Bill Self’s team jumped out to an impressive 16-1 start, but the Jayhawks are now 16-4 and 5-3 in Big 12 play. Joining Kansas in line 2 is UCLA, Tennessee i Arizona.
One of those programs responsible for Kansas’ three-game slide is Baylor. The Bears have won five straight and climbed to 3. Scott Drew’s team is joined by Iowa State, Virginia and Texas as seed number 3.
Marquette, Xavier, Gonzaga and TCU form the No. 4 seeds.
When it comes to conference representation, the ten grand leads the way with nine offers, followed by eight from the acc. The big 12 i SEC they have six teams represented. The Great East features five teams in DeCourcy’s latest projections, while the Pac-12 he has four The West Mountain has three teams represented, while the WCC i american each has two.
Looking at teams on the bubble, DeCourcy has Wake Forest, Maryland, Kentuckyi Creighton as the last four teams in, with Penn Statesnowfall, oklahoma and Ohio State on the outside looking in.
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