Conference Breakdown: Big 12

It's been a down recruiting year in the Big 12, but Oklahoma State is bringing one elite prospect into the conference in Jawun Evans.

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Best Class

In what has so far been a down year of recruiting in the Big 12, Texas' two-man haul of Eric Davis and Kerwin Roach comes out on top.

Big 12 Rankings
1.  Texas
2.  Baylor
3.  Oklahoma State
4.  West Virginia
5.  Kansas State
6.  Oklahoma
7.  Texas Tech
8.  TCU
9.  Iowa State
10.  Kansas
The Longhorns are bringing in one of the top scorers in the country in Davis, a shooting guard from Saginaw (Mich.) Arthur Hill who Scout.com ranks 45th nationally in 2015.

Texas landed another talented shooting guard in Kerwin Roach, from Houston North Shore. Roach is an athletic guard who blew up late but possesses a very high upside. He's ranked 82nd in the class.

Other Winners

Baylor is bringing in a good group, with a couple four-stars in King McClure and Wendell Mitchell, both shooting guards. Jake Lindsey is a point guard that can play on and off the ball, while Joseph Acuil is a JUCO power forward who could provide the Bears some immediate help.

Oklahoma State landed the top prospect in the conference in Jawun Evans, a five-star point with blazing speed. He's one of the top players at his position nationally and Scout.com's 24th ranked prospect in the class.

Who will help the most as a freshman?

Jawun Evans is not only the most talented of the Big 12's incoming group, but he's also the most college ready.

Top Big 12 Prospects
Top Prospect:Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State
Best Scorer:Eric Davis, Texas
Best Passer:Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State
Best Floor General:Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State
Best Post Player: Esa Ahmad, West Virginia
Best Athlete: Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State
Best Rebounder: Dean Wade, Kansas State
Best Shooter:Kerwin Roach, Texas
The 6-foot, 165-pound point guard from Dallas Kimball has the ball skills, athleticism, passing and scoring ability to make a very early impact in Stillwater.

Improving as a shooter and letting the game come to him more will be important for Evans' development, but he should be one of the best transition point guards in college pretty early into his career.

How they stacked up

The Big 12 enters the fall signing period as the seventh best conference in terms of committed talent.

Schools in the Big 12 currently have commitments from one five-star recruit and just five Top 100 prospects total.

The Big 12 hasn't spread out that talent too much. Four of the 10 schools currently have a commitment from at least one four-star prospect and just two schools have multiple four-star commitments.

Oklahoma State has the only five-star, while Texas and Baylor have two four stars and West Virginia has one four-star.

Of course, a strong finish from Kansas - which of course wouldn't be overly surprising - could significantly boost what currently is a mediocre recruiting haul from the conference as a whole


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