Texas State University is a top-ranked team in the Big 12 Conference and ranked #4 in the country in total defense and is #1 in scoring defense.
The Aggies will be looking to claim the 2017 Heisman Trophy.
Texas State is the only program in the conference to rank in the top 25 in total offense, total defense, scoring defense and passing defense.
Texas St. University has been ranked as high as #2 in the nation in scoring offense, passing defense and total offense for a while now, and will be hoping to make it to the postseason for the first time since 2014.
Arizona State University ranks as one of the top 20 teams in the league in total yards per game, rushing offense and scoring offense.
The Sun Devils will be in a playoff hunt for the second straight season.
Michigan State University has the second best scoring offense in the College Football Playoff, but will be aiming to improve their defense as well.
Baylor University ranks among the top 10 programs in total rushing offense, scoring offense and total defense.
They have had an up and down season the past couple of seasons, but they have a chance to make a deep run at the NCAA Tournament.
The University of Michigan ranks #2 nationally in total offensive efficiency, but also has one of college football’s highest scoring offenses.
The Wolverines will be trying to make the College Championships.
Northwestern University ranks #3 nationally in scoring and total offensive defense.
Northwestern has a chance at claiming a spot in the postseason, but its offense has struggled the past few years.
South Dakota State University and North Dakota State are the top-scoring teams in all of college basketball, and they will be attempting to make their mark in the NCAA tournament.
Utah State University will be seeking to advance to the NCAA semifinals for the third straight season, and have the opportunity to claim a spot at the Big Dance.
North Carolina State University currently ranks #5 nationally in rushing offense.
UNC Wilmington is a very deep and talented program in a few key categories, and the Wolfpack will be desperate to make an early playoff run.
Oklahoma State University holds a strong record against opponents that are ranked in the bottom 20 nationally in points scored, but the Cowboys have the chance to improve from the back end of the NCAA Division I ranks.
Tennessee State University, currently ranked #3 in the SEC West, is hoping to win their fourth consecutive Big 12 Tournament title.
The Titans are the No. 1 seed in the West Conference, and are in the hunt for a spot for the College Championship.
West Virginia University is ranked #5 in the AP Top 25, and also has a strong chance to secure a spot as a top 20 team in a Big 12 tournament.
The Mountaineers will be fighting for the #4 seed in a conference tournament.
Alabama is the #1 seed in all three of the major conferences in the preseason polls, and has a shot to reach the College World Series for the fourth straight season if they can make it out of the regular season.
The Crimson Tide is also ranked #6 in the coaches poll and is one of three schools in the Top 10 in scoring.
The Tigers are one of only three programs in the Conference USA Conference to rank #1 overall in scoring offensive efficiency and rushing offense as well as scoring defense, which should help them to make up ground in the rankings.
The No. 8 seed Memphis Tigers have the #3 seed in both the AP and coaches polls, but are also in a good position to make things interesting in the tournament if they make it into the NCAA playoffs.
TCU has the #6 seed in almost all major college basketball leagues, and their success in the 2016 NCAA Tournament is a major reason for that.
They also have a strong tradition in the WCC, as the Frogs have won at least seven conference titles in each of the past three seasons.
Kansas State University’s chances of advancing to the College Tournament have been steadily improving the past two years, and now has a good chance of making a deep playoff run if they play their cards right.
Tennessee has the most solid defense in the entire country in the Pac-12, and should be a factor in the national title game.
Syracuse University ranks in the upper-50 in both scoring defense (28.2) and total defensive efficiency (23.5).
The Orange have a decent shot at a spot on the NCAA Final Four team, but their offense could struggle.
Clemson University has a very solid defense, and its the No, 4 seed in each major conference, and it will be a tough road to go down if it makes it to this year’s NCAA Tournament Championship.
Oklahoma St. is one team in particular that could really help the Big XII this season.
Oklahoma is the best team in college basketball right now, but has a lot of room for improvement.
The Sooners rank #2 overall in total points scored and #1 nationally in passing offense. They