NCAA Football 2018 Season Preview: Big 12

June 20, 2018

Complete Big 12 preview for the 2018 season. Oklahoma has a few key players to replace from last year’s squad, but coach Lincoln Riley’s team is the pick to win the Big 12 this fall. The Sooners have claimed the conference title three years in a row and hold an edge over Texas, West Virginia and TCU in the 2018 Big 12 predictions. The Mountaineers will have no trouble scoring…


March Madness Round 64 Preview: Kansas vs. Pennsylvania

March 14, 2018

March Madness Round 64 Preview Kansas vs. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania’s reward for winning the Ivy League is a No. 16 seed and a date in the NCAA Tournament with top-seeded Kansas in Wichita, Kan., on Thursday. The Jayhawks earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region by winning their 11th Big 12 tournament, which came a week after they sewed up at least a share of their 14th consecutive Big…


CBB Preview: Kansas at Oklahoma

January 23, 2018

Kansas at Oklahoma Kansas holds a one-game lead in its quest for a 14th consecutive Big 12 championship and has won 10 straight road games dating back to last season, the school’s second-longest road winning streak since 1950. The fifth-ranked Jayhawks can equal their best road win streak during that 58-year span on Tuesday night, but it won’t be easy as they must get past Trae Young-led No. 11 Oklahoma….


CBB Preview: Kansas at West Virginia

January 15, 2018

Kansas at West Virginia The Big 12 is atop the national conference RPI rankings, and four ranked teams currently share the lead with 4-1 records. Two of those four clash in an ESPN Big Monday matchup as No. 2 West Virginia hosts No. 12 Kansas. The Mountaineers entered last weekend with the nation’s longest win streak with 15 straight victories, but saw an 11-point lead slip away in the final…


NCAA Football 2017 Season Big 12 Conference Preview

BIG 12
July 23, 2017

NCAA Football 2017 Season Big 12 Conference Preview The race to win the Big 12 in 2017 took an interesting turn this offseason. The Sooners will be under the direction of new coach Lincoln Riley after Bob Stoops retired in June. Riley will continue to direct Oklahoma’s high-powered offense, which is good news for the Heisman hopes of quarterback Baker Mayfield. Oklahoma State and Texas are expected to contend also….


NCAA March Madness Preview – Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas Jayhawks
March 14, 2017

Kansas Jayhawks Big 12 (28-4, 16-2) by Joel Welser Since their trip to the national championship game in 2012, Kansas had failed to live up to their lofty expectations during the NCAA Tournament. Trips to the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eights are great for most programs, but it is disappointing for the Jayhawks. Last season KU lost to Villanova in the Reginal Finals and this group will hope to take…


NCAA March Madness – The numbers

February 21, 2017

NCAA March Madness The numbers As selection Sunday (March 12) inches ever closer, we take a look at some blind resumes to learn more about NCAA tournament seeding. Team #1 ranks third in the RPI (Ratings Percentage Index is one of the tools used by the NCAA Selection Committee to evaluate teams) , has a great strength of schedule and is in first place in the toughest conference in America….


Midseason March Madness sneak peek – Gonzaga sprungs into first place

Gonzaga sprungs into top spot
February 15, 2017

Gonzaga sprungs into first place Gonzaga takes over the men’s basketball poll top spot from Kansas in what was the craziest week of the college basketball season.  For the second time in school history, 22-0 Gonzaga is the No. 1 team in the nation. The Zags last held the top spot during the 2013 season, for a period of three weeks. A week ago, it was all about West Virginia’s two disappointing losses to…


NCAA Fantasy Basketball 2016-17 Team Preview – Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas Jayhawks
November 25, 2016

Kansas Jayhawks Preview Since winning the national title in 2008, the Kansas Jayhawks have earned four No. 1 seeds and three No. 2 seeds in the NCAA Tournament. They have just one Final Four berth to show for it. In 2016-17, Jayhawks faithful say, the painful string of postseason collapses will come to a halt. (Play CBB Now) As always, there are plenty of reasons for excitement in Lawrence. The…


March Madness – #2 Villanova vs #1 Kansas Recap

March 27, 2016

March Madness #2 Villanova vs #1 Kansas Elite 8 Villanova is off to the Final Four of March Madness for the first time since 2009. Another #1 seed was knocked off the podium on Saturday when Kansas came up short against #2 ranked Villanova 64-59. Turnovers were an issue all day for Kansas, as the Jay Hawks had 16 turnovers to Villanova’s nine. Villanova’s efficient style has guided them so far through March…


March Madness Scores – Round of 32

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March 19, 2016

March Madness Scores Round of 32 Another exciting day of March Madness has come and gone, so we’re here to catch you up on all the action. Twelve games were played on Saturday, and as usual there was an abundance of excitement, drama, baskets, blocks and jams. The tournament gets real fast once you hit the second round. Surprises like Yale, who made it through the first round with a heck of an…


NCAA Basketball Big 12 Conference tournament fantasy preview

BIG 12 Conference tournament fantasy preview
March 10, 2016

BIG 12 Conference tournament fantasy preview With Kansas, the nation’s # 1 team and favorite to take the Big 12 conference tournament, it’s a great time for college hoop fans and fantasy enthusiasts to do some deep research and monitor the games ahead of the NCAA Tournament. FanPicks is proud to give you this Big 12 conference tournament fantasy preview in order to give you a head start breaking down…