All 3 losses have actually been to groups I have in the top 15 of theTop 25 And 1 Two of the losses began the roadway. One of the losses was in overtime. So, extensively talking, Kansas’ three-game losing touch isn’t also uncomfortable taking into consideration the Jayhawks’ invested their very first 17 video games of the period structure a top quality return to including 7 Quadrant 1 wins.
Still, it is a unusual three-game losing touch for KU– simply the 4th such losing touch in Bill Self’s twenty years as trainer of theJayhawks So it goes to the very least noteworthy, if absolutely nothing else.
“There is a time to be reactive in a negative way if your team’s not doing well — [but] this is not one of those times,” Self stated after hisat Baylor lateMonday “We have gotten beat … and … we [just] got beat [by] a team that was projected to win the league … and they went through the same crap we’re going through right now. … Our league is that good. It’s going to be a grind.”
Self’s factor is that it’s mosting likely to be difficult for anyone to stay clear of a three-game losing touch in this Big 12, which is once more ranking by far as college basketball’s finest meeting. Baylor has actually currently had a three-game losing touch. Kansas gets on one currently. Iowa State has actually shed 2 of 3. TCU went 1 -3 in a four-game stretch previously this month.
How challenging is the Big 12?
So challenging that KenPom.com presently tasks Kansas State, Texas, Kansas and Iowa State to complete connected for very first in the meeting standings– with 11-7 organization documents. Crazy as it may appear on a surface area degree, a institution truly may hang a Big 12 banner with 7 organization losses.
Kansas has actually gone down toNo 9 in Tuesday early morning’s upgraded CBS Sports Top 25 And 1 day-to-day college basketball positions while Baylor leapt fromNo 16 toNo 13, which created Xavier, Marquette and Gonzaga to be lowered one place each, no mistake of their very own. Kansas State atNo 3, Texas atNo 5, Iowa State atNo 11 and TCU atNo 12 suggests there are currently 6 Big 12 institutions in the top 13 of theTop 25 And 1 No various other organization has greater than 2 in the top 16.
Top 25 And 1 positions
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