For the first time in the history of the March Madness era, the NCAA tournament committee decided to release the top 4 seeds in each region. You could tell this was derived from the idea of the College Football Playoff giving weekly updates on the top 4 teams who could compete for the national title. I think the concept of the revealing was great and as the president of the committee released each seeding line it made you feel as if you were in the room with the committee hearing out their explanations.
The Big 12 standings as a whole tightened this week as Baylor and West Virginia each lost close on the road. The gap from second place to ninth place now sits at four and a half games, with only two teams in the conference out of the postseason picture in Oklahoma and Texas. One thing did become a little clearer this week, as Kansas now has a two-game lead on Baylor for first place in the conference after their undefeated week. Even with that lead, the title is far from clinched as Kansas has some very important games the rest of the way.