Can Zags zig into tourney?

Gonzaga needs a big win to beef up its case for the postseason. Unfortunately, our Myron Medcalf doesn't think it will come on Saturday against SMU (10 p.m. ET, ESPN2). Weekend predictions

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2hJake Trotter

Big 12 spring dates

A list of when every Big 12 team will start spring ball, and the date of every Big 12 spring game.

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Not the showdown we hoped for

SMU has lived up to the billing this season, but Gonzaga certainly has not. It's a matchup of one team that can't make the tournament against another that's uncharacteristically unsure of its postseason status. Weekend Homework

Tough loss marks improvement for Texas

The Longhorns led for most of their trip to Norman on Monday, and the game was a one-possession duel in the closing seconds. If anything, the loss to Oklahoma just cemented the team's progress. At this rate, a lock is in the very near future. Bubble Watch

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Recruiting wrap: Texas Tech Red Raiders

Texas Tech addressed it's biggest need by adding seven defensive linemen, but holes remain as the Red Raiders work in young players on the O-line.

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Recruiting wrap: Texas Longhorns

Charlie Strong's program filled its biggest hole with a nice haul at defensive tackle; linebacker remains a strength while receiver is uncertain.

Top 10: Best starts in 2017 recruiting (1:58)
Eaves' 1st-period hat trick leads Stars (0:53)
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Coach confidential: Favorite Big 12 recruits

Texas Tech QB signee Jett Duffey and Baylor WR signee Devin Duvernay drew the most praise, but there is talent all across the conference.

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Nomar Mazara No. 9 prospect in 2016

Keith Law projects 25-homer potential for Mazara, but that's dwarfed by the 40-homer potential of Texas' Joey Gallo (No. 12). Lewis Brinson, Dillon Tate and Luis Ortiz also rank in the top 100. Law: Top 100 prospects (Insider)

What's up with the AAC?

With SMU out of the postseason, it looks as though the AAC would be lucky to have three NCAA tournament teams this season. What has gone wrong with the conference? Our experts break it down. Coaches Roundtable (Insider)