Big 12 Basketball: 5-Year Ranking

    
November 12th, 2011

Here's how the Big 12 teams stack up over the last five years according to conference wins. There are substantial gaps (at least 6 wins) between tiers. With the change in conference membership, and certain programs in flux, the next 5 years of Big 12 basketball could be much more fluid.



First Tier

1 - Kansas - 70 - Jayhawks have dominated their league like no other team
2 - Texas - 57 - Only one Elite 8 trip in the last five years

Second Tier

 

3 - Texas A&M - 51 - Could potentially pass Texas with a big season
4 - Kansas State - 50 - 5 winning years in a row for a once dormant program
5 - Missouri - 46 - Replacing Mike Anderson with Frank Haith won't help the cause


Wannabees

 

6 - Oklahoma St - 40 - Travis Ford trying to provide direction to directionless program
7 - Oklahoma - 37 - Once proud program in disarray. Kruger will need to work magic

8 - Baylor - 36 - A lot of hype in Waco this year, but far from a sure thing


Also-Rans

 

9 - Texas Tech - 28 - Might have to get even worse this year before they get better
10t - Iowa St - 21 wins -  Nowhere to go but up for lowly Cyclones

 

(Changed Conferences)
 

Nebraska - 33 - Huskers basketball might be slightly better than Big Ten fans expect
Colorado - 21 - The Buffs had finally started to turn the corner before bolting leagues

 

Check back for the Big East ranking on Sunday.

 

All 5-Year Rankings.