Big 12 : In the Crosshairs

In the Crosshairs: NCAA Tourney Sleepers to Watch

In the Crosshairs: NCAA Tourney Sleepers to Watch

Ken Cross

February 06 The stakes get even higher in the weeks leading up to the conference tournaments and, of course, they are multiplied by then. Here is a look at potential sleepers in the eight top conferences in the game. FULL STORY

Can Hield stroke the Sooners to a national title?

Can Hield stroke the Sooners to a national title?

Ken Cross

April 01 No doubt, Buddy Hield should be named National Player of the Year and move on to the NBA where he will have a Golden State Warriors type of effect on the league with his three-point arsenal and unselfish demeanor. FULL STORY

Ken's Big 12/Pac-12 picks: Huge Saturday in Big 12

Ken's Big 12/Pac-12 picks: Huge Saturday in Big 12

Ken Cross

November 18 Oklahoma State would rather throw and they will, but the Cowboys’ running game by committee, led by Raymond Taylor, could be more a weapon than originally thought. FULL STORY

Ken's Pac-12/Big 12 picks: OU, Stanford get big Ws

Ken's Pac-12/Big 12 picks: OU, Stanford get big Ws

Ken Cross

November 10 This is another Big 12 shootout, but the Sooners seem to have fixed their psyche after the loss to Texas. FULL STORY

Ken's Pac-12, Big 12 picks: Utes, Bears stay hot

Ken's Pac-12, Big 12 picks: Utes, Bears stay hot

Ken Cross

October 21 They are the only team in the nation to have a top five runner (Shock Linwood) and a top five wide receiver (Corey Coleman), and a Baylor receiver has caught FULL STORY

Ken's Big 12/Pac-12 Picks: Zona, Ducks get key Ws

Ken's Big 12/Pac-12 Picks: Zona, Ducks get key Ws

Ken Cross

September 23 The Utes’ last win in Eugene was in 1994, and Utah is 1-6 vs. Oregon since then. Oregon’s defense is worrisome for Mark Helfrich and defensive coordinator Don Pellum FULL STORY

Cross' Big 12, Pac-12 picks: Will UCLA be tested?

Cross' Big 12, Pac-12 picks: Will UCLA be tested?

Ken Cross

September 16 Bronco Mendenhall must feel like his Brigham Young Cougars are charmed after they beat Nebraska on a Hail Mary and scored twice in the final minute to edge Boise State. FULL STORY

Cross' Big 12/Pac-12: Will Ducks survive?

Cross' Big 12/Pac-12: Will Ducks survive?

Ken Cross

September 10 Quarterback Vernon Adams says the Ducks are playing harder and faster. The depth of speed on this Oregon team is as good as any in the last 10 years. FULL STORY

Cross' Picks: Pac-12, Big 12 looking for fast starts

Cross' Picks: Pac-12, Big 12 looking for fast starts

Ken Cross

September 01 Jim Harbaugh’s debut will be in a raucous Rice-Eccles Stadium as the first-year Michigan coach refuses to name a starting quarterback out of two experienced signal-callers in Jake Rudolph and Shane Morris. FULL STORY

10 To Watch: Mountaineers' Big 12 Debut Should Be Memorable

10 To Watch: Mountaineers' Big 12 Debut Should Be Memorable

Ken Cross

September 26 There is no better fit in college football than West Virginia in the Big 12 due to its high-scoring offense behind Geno Smith, who can play the video game mantra with the other teams in the league. FULL STORY