's 2012-13 Season Preview

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Pierre Jackson is one of two returning starters from Baylor's 2011-12 squad that made it to the Elite Eight and won the most games in school history. Jackson was only a freshman on that team, but was still one of the best players in the nation. His 5.9 assists per game was 22nd in the country while he handed out 223 assists, second-most in school history. His 68 steals were fifth-best and he scored in double figures 28 times, and had five games with 10 or more assists.
2011-12 13.8 2.9 5.9 46.0 68
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Kansas State returns its leading scorer with swingman Rodney McGruder. He's one of only three returning Big 12 players to have ranked in the top 20 in both scoring and rebounding in 2011-12, while his 67 consecutive starts rank fifth all-time in school history. McGruder was the team's leading 3-point shooter at 38.5 percent.
2011-12 15.8 5.2 1.4 46.3 80.2
Career 10.3 4.7 1.2 45.8 76.3
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Jeff Withey went from a non-contributor in his sophomore season, to one of Kansas' key parts in its run to the national championship game in New Orleans last season. Withey became one of the best defenders in the country, averaging 3.6 blocks per game -- good for fourth in the nation. He set an NCAA Tournament record for most blocks in a single tournament with 31.
2011-12 9.0 6.3 3.6 53.6 79.5
Career 5.4 3.9 2.1 55.0 73.7


BIG 12
  School Coach 2011-12 Record 2011-12 Statistics
Baylor Scott Drew 30-8 Final Stats
Iowa State Fred Hoiberg 23-11 Final Stats
Kansas Bill Self 32-7 Final Stats
Kansas State Bruce Weber 22-11 Final Stats
Oklahoma Lon Kruger 15-16 Final Stats
Oklahoma State Travis Ford 15-18 Final Stats
TCU Trent Johnson 18-15 Final Stats
Texas Rick Barnes 20-14 Final Stats
Texas Tech Chris Walker (interim) 8-23 Final Stats
West Virginia Bob Huggins 19-14 Final Stats