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No league has more Top 25 conference game match-ups over the remaining weeks of the season than the Big 12 (based on this week’s BCS Standings). Big 12 - 4, SEC - 4, Pac-12 - 2, ACC - 0, Big Ten - 0

Forty percent of the teams in the Big 12 are ranked in this week’s BCS Standings. Only one other league has a higher percentage.

A team in the Big 12 doesn’t contend for the Conference title because of the teams not on its conference schedule.  Everyone plays everyone!

Fifty percent of Big 12 teams are bowl-eligible. No other league has a higher percentage. Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech have all reached six wins. 

Four other Conference squads still have the opportunity to become bowl-eligible.

The Big 12 is one of two leagues (Big Ten) among the “power conferences” with four teams that have one or fewer losses in conference play and with two quads that are undefeated in league play.

Baylor is one of the seven remaining undefeated teams in the FBS. Of those seven, Baylor, Oregon and Alabama have the toughest remaining schedule with future opposition of each having a combined win percentage of over 69 percent.

The teams in the top half of the Big 12 standings are a combined 34-6 on the season with four of the six losses coming in Conference games. All five are in the top 30 for toughest remaining schedule with four in the top 16.

Seven games remaining on the Big 12 schedule will feature the teams in the top half of the standings with each currently having two-or-fewer losses on the season.

Big 12 Players of the Week were awarded to offense: Clint Chelf (Oklahoma State), defense: Ryan Mueller (K-State) and special teams: Josh Lambert (West Virginia).

 

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