Big 12 WBB Midseason Notes
Posted on the Big 12's website today:
Big 12 teams will hit the midway point of the 18-game conference schedule with midweek games.
The Big 12 is listed first in the Sagarin and Collegiate Basketball News' Women's RPI ratings and is the only conference with every team in the top 90 of the NCAA RPI. Nine teams are in the top 57.
The Big 12 is the lone league in which every team continues to have an overall winning record, although eight games into conference play.
The Big 12 is the only conference with every team ranked in the top 82 for strength of schedule with nine in the top 42.
Twenty-two of 40 games in conference play have been decided by single digits, including 14 by five-or-less points.
Home squads have a 22-18 advantage in Big 12 games after posting a nation-leading 68-3 (.958) mark in home non-conference games.
The Big 12 is averaging over 5,100 fans per home game.
Top-ranked Baylor has the nation's longest win streak at 21-0, and is one of just two teams (Green Bay) that are still undefeated.
The Big 12 leads the country in non-conference win percentage and fewest number of losses with a 99-15 (.868) mark. The Conference opened the year at 29-1. One regular season non-conference game remains on Feb. 12 when Connecticut travels to Oklahoma.
Every league team has finished the non-conference portion of its schedule with a winning mark for the fifth consecutive season.
The Big 12 claims the best win percentage (.676) of the six BCS leagues in competition against each other. The Big 12 is the only of the six that is .500 or better against the other five.
The Big 12 is the only conference in which every team had a .700 winning percentage or higher in non-conference games.
The Big 12 has a team ranked No. 1 by the coaches for the 23rd week in Conference history, and by the media for the 22nd week.