The Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences have announced that their top non-conference challenge series will be moving to January, beginning with the 2015-16 season.
No. 9 Kansas remained alone in first place in the Big 12 thanks to a 64-61 victory over TCU in Fort Worth.
The Big 12 is the only conference in the nation where every team still boasts a winning record.
Three forwards - Rico Gathers (Baylor), Nino Williams (Kansas State) and Cliff Alexander (Kansas) - are the latest recipients of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player and Newcomer of the Week honors. Gathers and Alexander are recognized for the first time, while Williams earns accolades for the second time this season.
The Big 12 Conference men's basketball coaches will participate in a weekly media-only teleconference during the 2014-15 season. The teleconference begins at 10:00 a.m. Central Time.
No. 11 Kansas took over first place in the Big 12 with an impressive 75-62 victory over Texas in Austin Saturday.
Juwan Staten of West Virginia and Oklahoma State's Michael Cobbins are among 30 student-athletes who excel both on and off the court and were selected as candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.
The Midseason Watch Lists for the Oscar Robertson Trophy and Wayman Tisdale Awards have been announced and four Big 12 standouts were recognized.
Men's basketball update: Notes, numbers and quotes from around the Big 12.
Leader (n): a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group, also known as senior West Virginia point guard Juwan Staten.
The Lute Olson award Midseason Watch List has been announced and three Big 12 standouts are included. Georges NIang (Iowa State), Buddy Hield (Oklahoma) and Juwan Staten (West Virginia) are all included.