Taking a closer look at the suddenly muddled Big 12 hoops race
By Anthony Slater – Aslater@opubco.com - @anthonyVslater
The Big 12 hoops race has become a cluttered mess, open to anyone in the northern half of the conference.
That sudden revelation came Wednesday night in Fort Worth, when the conference doormat beat the perennial favorite.
TCU, a program with eight Big 12 losses during the first half of this season, beat Kansas, a program with seven Big 12 losses in the past four years.
And now we have this:
What we know:
Kansas is certainly still the favorite. Eight straight conference titles earn them that moniker by default.
But the Jayhawks look much more vulnerable than years past. They lack depth and bulk inside and, more alarming, their point guard (that’s not really a point guard) is in the midst of a psychological meltdown.
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