Baylor coach Scott Drew says that this year’s Big 12 Tournament field is the toughest he can remember. “Not even close. More teams can win it this year,” Drew said.
Based on preseason projections, Oklahoma State and Baylor figured to take the express lane to the NCAA Tournament. All signs point to the Cowboys and Bears reaching that destination, but both got confused with directions along the way.
Kansas City, as you may know, has no NBA team. But this week the city will be the site of future NBA talent, perhaps top talent if draft projections are considered.
In addition to the Big 12 and SEC, other major conferences are firing up their conference tournaments with plenty on the line. Here’s a tour of some of the leagues that should have multiple bids to the NCAA Tournament: