The arrival of Andrew Wiggins at Kansas and Marcus Smart's decision to stay at Oklahoma State could make the Big 12 title chase one to watch this season.
The Inside College Basketball crew gives you teams that may turn your bracket world upside down.
Are the four No. 1 seeds the favorites to win the title? Let's look at the entire field, 1-68.
I can't think of any tournament-worthy team from a major conference that has been more of an afterthought this season than Oklahoma. The Sooners, a No. 10 seed entering Saturday according to Jerry Palm, beat Iowa State. Beat 'em big. An 86-69 final in a game that wasn't that close. The Sooners improved to 19-9 overall and 10-6 in the Big 12 while ISU is now 19-10 and 9-7, respectively.
Wednesday was jam-packed, with Oklahoma State and Kansas needing two overtimes to find a winner -- and that was just the tip of the iceberg.
There weren't too many marquee matchups on Saturday afternoon, but there were plenty of close games and contests that will matter on Selection Sunday.
Doug Gottlieb doesn't think Duke would deserve a No. 1 seed if the season ended today, and doesn't think Bill Walton's criticism of Ben Howland is fair.
Well, well. Hasn't the Big 12 been cruising under the radar for the first eight weeks of the season? You know about Kansas. Maybe heard a word or two on Baylor and Oklahoma State. And the Myck Kabongo suspension got a lot of pub. But in terms of this newly formed 10-team setup? Not much so far. So let's get to twisting your noodle on what the Big 12 has in store for the next two months.

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