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So, how about Iowa State? The Royce White-less Cyclones added former Michigan State transfer Korie Lucious to their guard rotation, and have been playing some statistically impressive defense (even if it wasn't quite enough to topple Cincinnati in Vegas). The Big 12 is Kansas and everyone else right now; there's no reason Fred Hoiberg can't shock the world for a second straight season.