No league in the country has put a greater percentage of its teams into the NCAA Tournament in recent years than the Big 12, and no league in the country has underperformed more. Please, for the sake of those weird brags on the ribbon board, make it stop.
KU's Malik Newman averaged 24 points and was chosen the Big 12 Tournament's MVP. He was joined on the all-tournament team by teammate Devonte Graham, Kansas State's Makol Mawien and West Virginia's Jevon Carter and Miles Daxter
Wildcats guard Cartier Diarra said his team fought hard playing in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal against Kansas on March 9, 2018, without top two scorers Dean Wade and Barry Brown. K-State lost to Kansas 83-67.
K-State Wildcats lose Dean Wade before the game and Barry Brown shortly after tipoff yet still find a way to give the Kansas Jayhawks a fight in a Sunflower Showdown in the Big 12 tournaments semifinals at Sprint Center.
West Virginia defeated Texas Tech 66-63 in the semifinal round of the Big 12 Tournament and advanced to the title game for the third straight year. The Mountaineers will meet Kansas at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Sprint Center.
The Kansas Jayhawks face the Kansas State Wildcats for a third Sunflower Showdown on Friday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals at the Sprint Center in KC. Tipoff time, facts, figures, TV channel for the basketball game.
West Virginia went into halftime with a lead and momentum after Jevon Carter made a 50-foot three-pointer before the buzzer and the Mountaineers advanced to the Big 12 Tournament semifinals with a 78-65 victory over Baylor.
Texas' Jacob Young shot the Longhorns back into the game, knocking down his first six three-point attempts and scoring 29 points, but Texas Tech managed to hang on for a 73-69 victory in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday.
The Big 12 Tournament public address announcer at the Sprint Center, Mark Fitzpatrick, is a Mizzou grad. But while his beloved Tigers have since departed the conference, it remains one of his favorite events of the year.
Kansas and Kansas State got big games in their Big 12 Tournament quarterfinal victories but not from their all-conference players. KU's Malik Newman and K-State's Makol Mawien paved the way to their semifinal meeting