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College Basketball 2014-15: Oklahoma Sooners Team Preview

Lon Kruger hopes Sooners are ready to win in March
College Basketball 2014-15: Oklahoma Sooners Team Preview

Now entering his fourth season and surveying a roster he’s built, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger likes what he sees.

 

“We love the guys we have in the program,” Kruger says. “They’re a group that is easy to watch and fun to cheer for from a Sooner fan perspective.”

 

College Basketball 2014-15: Kansas State Wildcats Team Preview

Kansas State has talent, experience to compete in Big 12
College Basketball 2014-15: Kansas State Wildcats Team Preview

For a coach who promotes daily competition, the end of last season was difficult on Bruce Weber. Though Kansas State made it back to the NCAA Tournament, its roster wasn’t healthy enough to properly prepare for the postseason.

 

College Basketball 2014-15: Big 12 Predictions and Awards

Can Rick Barnes and Texas topple Kansas dominance?
College Basketball 2014-15: Big 12 Predictions and Awards

Normally, one team enjoying a decade of dominance in a particular conference would be cause for concern.

 

Kansas has won at least a share of 10 consecutive Big 12 titles, but the league is anything but dull even if the Jayhawks manage to win the conference title every season.

 

College Basketball: Ranking the Big 12 Coaches for 2014-15

Perennial league champion Bill Self is easy choice at No. 1
College Basketball: Ranking the Big 12 Coaches for 2014-15

For the third year in a row, some of the top Big 12 coaches represent the best the University of Illinois has to offer.

 

It’s true: All three Illinois coaches from 1996-2012 have a home in the Big 12. In the combined 16 seasons from the three former Illini, only one didn’t end in the NCAA Tournament.

 

2014-15 College Basketball: The Big 12's Top Transfers, Freshmen and More

Our look at the top newcomers and players returning from absences around the Big 12
2014-15 College Basketball: The Big 12's Top Transfers, Freshmen and More

How does Kansas keep winning the Big 12 regular season title year after year? For starters, take a look at two of the top three newcomers in the league for 2014-15.

In a season after the Jayhawks lost Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid to the top three picks in the NBA Draft, Kansas replaces them with another pair of standout freshmen. Granted, Cliff Alexander and Kelly Oubre might not be top draft picks in 2015, but they’ll make sure Kansas remains the favorite for an 11th consecutive Big 12 title.

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