Big 12 NCAA Tournament primer heading into games Saturday

There are four weeks left until Selection Sunday. The Big 12 appears poised to deliver a large array of teams to the NCAA Tournament when the teams are picked.

A must-read site for all things tournament related is BracketMatrix.com. It’s a compendium of every major bracketology list combined into a master ranking.

The site provides the best way to judge the overall ranking of a team, looking at the average of each team through the 109 brackets it sifts through each day.

Heading into games Saturday, here’s how Big 12 teams rank:

Kansas

Bracket Matrix ranking: 2nd seed, 5th overall. Listed on all 109 brackets.

Highest seed: 1 (Listed on 5 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 4 (Listed on 2 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: vs. West Virginia

Texas Tech

Bracket Matrix ranking: 3rd seed, 10th overall. Listed on all 109 brackets.

Highest seed: 1 (Listed on 2 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 4 (Listed on 3 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: at Baylor

West Virginia

Bracket Matrix ranking: 4th seed, 16th overall. Listed on all 109 brackets.

Highest seed: 3 (Listed on 3 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 8 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Game Saturday: at Kansas

Oklahoma

Bracket Matrix ranking: 5th seed, 17th overall. Listed on all 109 brackets.

Highest seed: 4 (Listed on 45 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: 8 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Game Saturday: vs. Texas

TCU

Bracket Matrix ranking: 8th seed, 32nd overall. Listed on 107 brackets (98.2 percent).

Highest seed: 5 (Listed on 2 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 2 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: vs. Oklahoma State

Texas

Bracket Matrix ranking: 11th seed, 41st overall. Listed on 96 brackets (88.1 percent).

Highest seed: 7 (Listed on 2 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 11 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: at Oklahoma

Kansas State

Bracket Matrix ranking: 11th seed, 43rd overall. Listed on 82 brackets (75.2 percent).

Highest seed: 7 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 27 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: vs. Iowa State

Baylor

Bracket Matrix ranking: Out of tournament, 70th overall. Listed on 41 brackets (37.6 percent).

Highest seed: 1 (Listed on 5 mock brackets)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 68 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: vs. Texas Tech

Oklahoma State

Bracket Matrix ranking: Out of tournament, 76th overall. Listed on 4 brackets (3.7 percent).

Highest seed: 10 (Listed on 1 mock bracket)

Lowest seed: Not seeded (Left off 105 mock brackets)

Game Saturday: at TCU

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