Iowa State is picked to finish eighth in the preseason poll but many believe the Cyclones are undervalued.
And similar to last season, Iowa State has transfers (Will Clyburn and Korie Lucious) who are expected to make a difference.
Here some news, notes and quotes from Big 12 media day compiled by Rush The Court.
New Kansas State coach Bruce Weber, who followed Bill Self as the coach at Illinois, is ready for the challenge of coaching against Self in the Big 12.
With five starters returning plus an impact newcomer, Oklahoma is a team likely to make noise in the Big 12 race this season.
A point of emphasis in basketball officiating this season deals with sideline decorum by coaches.
Freshman Javan Felix could be seeing plenty of action for Texas at point guard.
After losing a brother and a sister to cancer, Texas Tech interim coach Chris Walker isn't bothered by the pressure he faces over the next six months.
West Virginia and coach Bob Huggins are ready for whatever awaits them in Big 12 basketball this season.
Its first year in the Big 12 is a necessary rite of passage for TCU.
Baylor senior guard Pierre Jackson was selected as the Big 12's preseason player of the year, but he still believes he has plenty to prove.
And here's a collection stories from ESPN.com's coverage of media days.