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Kansas supplanted Gonzaga at No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports coaches poll.
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Baylor’s back-to-back losses to Texas Tech and Kansas in mid-February pushed the Bears out of the No. 1 seed conversation. And Saturday’s road loss to Iowa State pushed them out of second place in the Big 12.

Consider them back in the hunt for a top seed after a sound victory against West Virginia — to avenge a Jan. 10 loss to the Mountaineers that just so happened to be the team’s first loss of the season, as the Bears finished non-conference play with the country’s best RPI. Baylor (24-6, 11-6) is now…