OKLAHOMA CITY — Kansas State has been one of the best hitting teams in the nation this season. The Wildcats were expected to have a potent offense, so their production hasn’t been surprising.
What has exceeded expectations is the development of the pitching staff. A young rotation has shown steady improvement throughout the season and, bolstered by a strong bullpen, the Wildcats won their first Big 12 Conference baseball championship.
If you pay attention to this blog, you’ve surely seen our Big 12 post-spring power rankings for 2013. But seven months later at the end of the Big 12′s regular season, how accurate do they end up being? During the season, power rankings are more of an … Continue reading →
We’re walking through each Big 12 team and identifying its most irreplaceable talent on the blog right now. He’s the guy they can least afford to lose and the guy to whom an injury or departure would have the most effect.
Bruce Feldman of CBSSports unveils his annual Freaks list, with lots of talk about Baylor. Especially Lache Seastrunk. Keep an eye out for strength coach Kaz Kazadi, who drops the best quote of the offseason.
The Chicago Tribune write… Continue reading →
It’s been decades since a true shooting guard went No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft. And Ben McLemore is trying to become the first Jayhawk to go first overall since Danny Manning in 1988. But does McLemore have a chance? Continue reading →
We looked at the 3,000-yard passers on Tuesday, but what about the guys on the ground? The 1,000-yard mark is the benchmark for a good season running the ball, and the Big 12 had just three players reach it in 2012. Three more had at least 925 yards, b… Continue reading →