Jan 19, 2013; Manhattan, KS, USA; Oklahoma Sooners forward Romero Osby (24) plays defense during a 69-60 loss to the Kansas State Wildcats at Bramlage Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

Big 12 Power Conference Rankings: Kansas Remains Number 1


Here is how Through the Phog see’s the Big 12 conference rankings for the week of 1-12 to 1-19.

1. Kansas: The Jayhawks remain number one after defeating Baylor and Texas over the week. Kansas next faces Kansas State on Tuesday.

2. Kansas State: The Wildcats improved to 4-0 in conference after beating Oklahoma on Saturday. Next up is Kansas.

3. Iowa State: The Cylcones beat West Virginia and TCU over the week, improving to 3-1 in conference. Iowa State next plays Texas Tech on Wednesday.

4. Oklahoma: The Sooners lost to Kansas State on Saturday, their first defeat in Big 12 conference play on the year. Next up is Texas on Monday evening. Romero Osby is the leader of the Sooners.

5. Baylor: The Bears lost to Kansas and beat Hardin-Simmons over the week. Baylor is 3-1 in Big 12 conference action. Next up is Oklahoma State on Monday.

6. Oklahoma State: The Cowboys lost to Oklahoma and beat Texas Tech over the week. Now the Cowboys who are 12-4 overall and 2-2 in Big 12 play face Baylor next.

7. West Virginia: The Mountaineers are experiencing growing pains in Big 12 play this year, their first season in the conference. West Virginia lost to Iowa State and Purdue over the week. Next up is TCU for the 8-9 team.

8. Texas: The Longhorns nearly pulled off an upset on Saturday vs Kansas. Next up for Texas is Oklahoma on Monday as they search for their first conference win still.

9. Texas Tech: The Red Raiders lost badly to Oklahoma and Oklahoma State over the week, falling to 8-8 overall. Next up is Iowa State on Wednesday.

10. TCU: The Horned Frogs fell to 0-5 in Big 12 conference play after losing to Iowa State on Saturday. Next is West Virginia on Wednesday.

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