Examine each team’s offseason strengths and weaknesses
It’s very easy to fall into groupthink during the offseason. Automatically assuming that a college basketball coaching staff fell on their face during an offseason is generally wrong. Jumping to the conclusion that every transfer or newcomer will automatically show big numbers can also be a starting point. The truth probably lies somewhere in the middle. The hardest part is that you have to be patient.
It’s easy to proclaim offseason moves as a win or a loss in the summer, but we really won’t know the true outcome until next January, February or even March. But almost all of the rosters are set ahead of the 2022-23 campaign, and we can start to understand how those teams might work.
EDITOR’S NOTE: JThis is the first in a series detailing the offseasons of each Power Six conference. You can check out updated Big 12 power rankings or the potential role of every Big 12 transfer that has been made.
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Let’s take a look under the hood at each Big 12 team’s offseason strengths and weaknesses: