Predicting the Big 12 conference for the 2017-2018 season

Predicting the Big 12 conference for the 2017-2018 season

Written by: Joe Ryan

Twitter: @joeryan1621

Twitter: @wingspansports

 

Time for some predictions, awards and more. College basketball is around the corner (not really, we still have a way to go, but what the hell.)

Breaking down the Big 12 conference. Thoughts, predictions and award winners. Lets get right into it.

 

Predicted Standing: 

  1. Kansas (15-3)
  2. West Virginia (13-5)
  3. Baylor (12-6)
  4. TCU (11-5)
  5. Oklahoma (10-6)
  6. Iowa State (9-9)
  7. Texas Tech (8-10)
  8. Texas (8-10)
  9. Oklahoma State (7-11)
  10. Kansas State (6-12)

 

Player of the Year Predictions: 

  1. Jevon Carter (West Virginia)
  2. Devonte Graham (Kansas)
  3. Jeffrey Carroll

 

Defensive Player of the Year Predictions:

  1. Jevon Carter (West Virginia)
  2. Jo Lual-Acuil (Baylor)
  3. Devonte Graham (Kansas)

 

Coach of the Year Predictions:

  1. Bill Self (Kansas)
  2. Lon Kuger (Oklahoma)
  3. Jamie Dixon (TCU)

 

Newcomer of the Year Predictions:

  1. Malik Newman (Kansas)
  2. Trae Young (Oklahoma)
  3. Mohamed Bamba (Texas)

 

Freshman of the Year Predictions:

  1. Trae Young (Oklahoma)
  2. Mohamed Bamba (Texas)
  3. Billy Preston (Kansas)

 

Sixth Man of the Year Predictions:

  1. Lagerald Vick (Kansas)
  2. Matt Coleman (Texas)

*Tough to predict since first practice has yet to being and starting positions are wide open*

 

Another solid year for the Big 12 that can see 7 teams make the NCAA Tournament.

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