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2012 Big 12 Basketball Standings: Kansas, Baylor And Mizzou Dominate, But Then What?

The top of the Big 12 Conference is among the absolute best in college basketball. But after that, it's starting to look thin.

LAWRENCE KS - JANUARY 15:  Kansas fans cheer during  the game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Nebraska Cornhuskers on January 15 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence Kansas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE KS - JANUARY 15: Kansas fans cheer during the game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Nebraska Cornhuskers on January 15 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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There's a clear disparity emerging among the current ten-team structure of the Big 12 in basketball - the conference could boast three Final Four contenders in Kansas, Missouri and Baylor (a combined 15-3 in conference play), but only looks to have four or five teams total that are worth a NCAA Tournament bid. SIx Big 12 teams enter this week with a .500 conference record or worse (five are sub-.500).

This week's schedule will likely widen the gap - 2-4 Texas A&M hosts undefeated Kansas, 2-4 Oklahoma State travels to Missouri, and Baylor will host 2-4 Oklahoma.


Big 12 Conference Standings

(updated 11.6.2009 at 3:30 PM CST)

Conf Overall
W L W L
Kansas Jayhawks 6 0 16 3
Missouri Tigers
5 1 18 1
Baylor Bears
4 2 17 2
Iowa State Cyclones 4 2 14 5
Kansas State Wildcats
3 3 14 4
Oklahoma Sooners
2 4 12 6
Texas Longhorns
2 4 12 7
Texas A&M Aggies
2 4 11 7
Oklahoma St. Cowboys
2 4 9 10
Texas Tech Red Raiders 0 6 7 11










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