Big 12 Basketball Power Rankings - Week 12

Movement in the polls with upsets and home losses happening all week..

Disagree with us? Put your rankings in the comments section.

1. Kansas Jayhawks

Overall Record: 17-4 (7-1 conference)
Last Week's Record: 0-1
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 1, same
What Nathan Says: More times than not, you won't win every game in a conference like this. Tyshawn Taylor may be the toughest guard to matchup against in the Big 12.

2. Missouri Tigers

Overall Record: 20-1 (7-2)
Last Week's Record: 2-1
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 2, same
What Evan Says: They haven't looked too sharp in their past two games, but winning in Austin in never easy. I read somewhere about a big game on the horizon, but I'll need to do a little more research before I know more.

3. Baylor Bears

Overall Record: 19-2 (6-2)
Last Week's Record: 2-0
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 3, same
What Nathan Says: The reason I ranked them second is because that was just a BAD loss by Missouri last Wednesday. Don't see any of those for Baylor.

4. Iowa St. Cyclones

Overall Record: 15-6 (5-3)
Last Week's Record: 1-1
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 5, up one spot
What Nathan Says: OK the national microscope is focused on the Cyclones now. Take care of business at home versus a struggling K-State squad and don't give them a reason to look away.

5. Kansas St. Wildcats

Overall Record: 15-5 (4-4)
Last Week's Record: 1-1
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 4, down one spot
What Joe Says: Getting swept by OU should be unacceptable for Frank Martin at this point in his tenure at K-State.

6. Oklahoma Sooners

Overall Record: 13-7 (3-5)
Last Week's Record: 1-1
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: T7, up one spot
What Evan Says: Season sweep over K-State gives them momentum into a treacherous three game tilt. If Steven Pledger can continue to light it up, there will be more upsets a-comin'.

7. Texas Longhorns

Overall Record: 13-9 (3-6)
Last Week's Record: 1-2
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 6, down one spot
What E. Carnes Says: The Longhorns came thisclose to beating Mizzou, Kansas, Baylor, and K-State. Time for this young team to learn how to close a game.

8. Texas A&M Aggies

Overall Record: 12-8 (3-5)
Last Week's Record: 1-0
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: T7, down one spot
What E. Carnes Says: Are the Aggies playing better without Khris Middleton? They only lost by 10 to Kansas and had a decisive win over OK State in College Station.

9. Oklahoma St. Cowboys

Overall Record: 10-11 (3-5)
Last Week's Results: 1-1
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 9, same
What Evan Says: I'm still trying to figure out Le'Bryan Nash. 27 against Mizzou then 5-15 shooting and 13 pts in the loss to A&M. Either LBN carries the team... or they lose.

10. Texas Tech Red Raiders

Overall Record: 7-13 (0-8)
Last Week's Record: 0-2
Last Week's Ranking/Movement: 10, same
What E. Carnes Says: You guys, it's here. The game that Texas Tech can win. I say if the Red Raiders don't beat OK State tonight in Lubbock, they go winless in conference play.


Rankings are based on averages of our individual picks. See how we each voted after The Jump.

Evan's Rankings:
1. Mizzou
2. Kansas
3. Baylor
4. ISU
5. K-State
6. OU
7. Texas
8. Texas A&M
9. Ok State
10. Texas Tech

E. Carnes' Rankings:
1. Kansas
2. Mizzou
3. Baylor
4. Iowa State
5. Kansas State
6. Texas
7. Oklahoma
8. Texas A&M
9. Oklahoma State
10. Texas Tech

Nathan's Rankings:
1. Kansas
2. Baylor
3. Missouri
4. Iowa State
5. Kansas State
6. Oklahoma
7. Texas
8. Texas A&M
9. Oklahoma State
10. Texas Tech

Joe's Rankings:
1. Kansas
2. Missouri
3. Baylor
4. Iowa State
5. Oklahoma
6. Kansas State
7. Texas A&M
8. Texas
9. Oklahoma State
10. Texas Tech

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