Big 12 power poll: Oklahoma State tops conference behind seven-game win streak

If the Cowboys can beat Kansas again Wednesday, they become the conference favorite.
by John Helsley Published: February 18, 2013

1. Oklahoma State (19-5, 9-3): Seven-game win streak has put the Pokes in the race; beat KU and they seize the favorite's role.

2. Kansas (21-4, 9-3): Jayhawks will roll into Stillwater with plenty of motivation. Will that be enough?

3. Kansas State (21-5, 10-3): Other than continued losing to KU, the Wildcats keep doing their part.

4. Oklahoma (16-8, 7-5): So, so close in Stillwater; now Sooners can fatten up on a favorable finishing schedule.

5. Iowa State (17-8, 7-5): A Wednesday night visit to Waco looms large for the Cyclones, who haven't fared well on the road.

6. Baylor (16-9, 7-5): And beating ISU — see above — is critical for the Bears, too.

7. West Virginia (13-13, 6-7): If any consolation, Mountaineers might be best of the bottom four.

8. Texas (11-14, 3-9): Kabongo making a difference, but without better parts around him, it's limited.

9. Texas Tech (9-14, 2-10): Red Raiders haven't quit, a credit to interim coach Chris Walker.

10. TCU (10-15, 1-11): Get a visit from the Longhorns Tuesday night, a rare winnable game?

by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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