There’s a pretty easy way to look at the Big 12’s new round-robin schedule: It’s a positive for the old south division teams and a negative for the old north division teams.
If you’re a team like Texas, you’ve got to like the idea of playing Kansas, Iowa State, Kansas State and Missouri on a yearly basis. If you’re a team like K-State, you’ve got to hate the idea of playing Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Texas, Baylor and Texas A&M every single year.
Or … do you?
While the first paragraph of this blog is true for most teams in the new-look Big 12, it could be viewed the opposite way by the Wildcats and Longhorns.
Coming off three straight wins over Texas, an amazingly easy 39-14 romp in Manhattan last year and an all-time record of 6-5 against the Horns, K-State may be the only team around that will look forward to playing Texas year-in, year-out.
The Wildcats will see if they can keep their winning streak going in Austin this November. Read More