Big 12 Tournament primer with two weeks left

We’re getting closer to Selection Sunday. The Big 12 appears a lock to deliver at least seven teams to the NCAA  Tournament and perhaps more.

Kansas and Texas Tech will be  matched in arguably the biggest home game in the Big 12 history of the Red Raiders on Saturday. A victory would give Chris Beard’s team a season sweep of the Jayhawks and a tie atop the conference race.

But other teams have their hopes in a critical slate of games to finish the week.

A must-read site for all things tournament related is BracketMatrix.com. It’s a compendium of every major bracketology list combined into a master ranking.

The site is a must-read from now until Selection Sunday as it provides the most complete analysis of teams compared to each other. It sifts through and provides a daily average of 109 different brackets each day.

Here’s how the Big 12 looks and its teams rank heading into games on Saturday.

Kansas (22-6)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 1st seed, 4th overall. Listed on all 80 brackets.

Highest seed: 1 (Listed on 64 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 3 (Listed on 1 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: at Texas Tech

Texas Tech (22-6)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 3rd seed, 10th overall. Listed on all  80 brackets.

Highest seed: 2 (Listed on 14 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 4 (Listed on 5 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: vs. Kansas

West Virginia (20-8)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 4th seed, 16th overall. Listed on all  80 brackets.

Highest seed: 3 (Listed on 4 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 7 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Game Saturday: vs. Iowa State

TCU (19-9)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 7th seed, 26th overall. Listed on 80 brackets.

Highest seed: 4 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Lowest seed: 11 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Game Saturday: vs. Baylor

Kansas State (20-8)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 10th seed, 39th overall. Listed on 73 brackets (91.3 percent).

Highest seed: 6 (Listed on 4 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 7 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: at Oklahoma

Oklahoma (16-11)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 8th seed, 29th overall. Listed on all 80 brackets.

Highest seed: 6 (Listed on 16 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 12 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Game Saturday: vs. Kansas State

Texas (16-12)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 11th seed, 43rd overall. Listed on 70 brackets (87. 5 percent).

Highest seed: 7 (Listed on 1 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 10 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: vs. Oklahoma State

Baylor (17-11)

Bracket Matrix ranking: 11th seed,  44th overall. Listed on 59 brackets (73.8 percent).

Highest seed: 7 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 21 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: at TCU

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