Each week we rank Big 12 teams from top to bottom, and they’re averaged together for the official Salute power poll. Click on one of our contributor’s names to sort by their rankings. Derek LarsonMike TufanoZach NewmanComposite21111432334347246255558676678878910991091010Man, I hate basketball rankings. I want to be so much more optimistic. I really do. And I think K-State could very well finish in the top 4 in the league. But it's definitely something we're going to have to see happen before I can say it will.Here comes another season of Big 12 Men's Basketball! Our little brothers to East are once again a no-brainer at the top. I expect this poll to shake up quite a bit throughout the season. Call me an optimist, but I think there is a very good chance that the Cats climb up this poll as the season goes along. Let's do this thing! Go State!Created with WP Rankings Plugin. Powered by: Fantasy Knuckleheads We got it wrong? Add your thoughts in the comments below.