West Virginia grabs top spot in first Big 12 poll, Kansas, OU not far behind

1. West Virginia (11-1)

What a turnaround for the Mountaineers? After losing by more than 20 in the season opener against No. 5 Texas A&M in Germany, West Virginia has rallied to win 11 straight, including against No. 9 Virginia, behind its typical suffocating defense.

2. Kansas (10-2)

Even with glaring front court and defensive issues, it’s hard picking against the Jayhawks, which