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2013-14 College Basketball Conference Snapshot: Big 12

Who's gone and who's back in the Big 12 for 2013-14
<p> Who's gone and who's back in the Big 12 for 2013-14</p>

The Big 12 enjoyed one of the best offseasons of any major conference. Or at least one that will help the league enter 2013-14 with some degree of renown.

The Big 12's Top Heisman Contenders in 2013

Who are the top Heisman Trophy contenders in 2013?
<p> The Big 12's Top Heisman Contenders in 2013</p>

his role as the starting quarterback, but there are no guarantees that he will return to form. TCU can still be a very good team with Trevone Boykin at quarterback, but to be elite, the Horned Frogs need Pachall, the more gifted passer, to take the majority of the snaps in 2013.


2013 Big 12 Team Previews

Revised College Basketball Early Top 25 for 2013-14

NBA Draft's Early Entry Deadline shuffles teams in our look at next season
<p> NBA Draft's Early Entry Deadline shuffles teams in our look at next season</p>

The NBA’s early entry draft deadline has come and gone, creating enough movement to make us re-evaluate our early rankings for 2013-14.

Chief among them, we re-visited Oklahoma State after the Cowboys returned point guard Marcus Smart. Originally, we did not rank Oklahoma State under the assumption Smart, projected to be a top-three pick, would leave for the draft. His return makes Oklahoma State the early Big 12 favorite.

Ranking the Big 12's College Football Coaching Jobs for 2013

Oklahoma State is a program on the rise and a top-three job in the Big 12.
<p> Ranking the Big 12's College Football Coaching Jobs for 2013</p>

We have ranked every college football program in the country, based on the attractiveness of the position from a coaching perspective. We considered many factors — tradition, facilities, location, money  — but in the end, we simply asked ourselves the following question: Where would we want to coach? Today we focus on the Big 12.

(Note: Current or impending NCAA sanctions were not a factor in these rankings.)