Although you wouldn't know it from the offseason buzz, there are actually more than two players in Big 12 basketball for 2013-14. Yes, Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart (at left) and Kansas' Andrew Wiggins are both leading candidates for All-America honors, but there's more going on in this league than those two stars and their two high-profile teams.
One of the most dangerous sleeper teams in the country is defending NIT champion Baylor. If the Bears can get any production at all out of a backcourt held together with duct tape, Isaiah Austin and a terrific bunch of forwards will be good enough to win plenty of games.
Read on for more on Scott Drew's squad and the rest of the Big 12's 10 teams, presented in order of projected finish. You'll also find predictions for some of the league's award winners (including Player of the Year), along with a pick for who will be crowned Big 12 tournament champ.