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KU has won Big 12 men’s basketball title in 16 of league’s 20 years

KU and Devonte’ Graham (middle) beat Big 12 title contender Oklahoma twice this regular season.
KU and Devonte’ Graham (middle) beat Big 12 title contender Oklahoma twice this regular season. rsugg@kcstar.com

Kansas won at least a share of its 12th consecutive Big 12 men’s basketball regular-season title Saturday, but the Jayhawks have also won or shared the crown in 16 of the league’s 20 years.

Here are the Big 12 regular season champions with conference records and final overall record. In years when the title was shared, the Big 12 Tournament top seed is listed first.

Kansas forward Perry Ellis clips the last strand of net as the Jayhawks celebrate clinching at least a share of their 12th straight Big 12 title following KU's 67-58 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

1997 Kansas, 15-1, 34-2

1998 Kansas, 15-1, 35-4

1999 Texas, 13-3, 19-13

2000 Iowa State, 14-2, 32-5

2001 Iowa State, 13-3, 25-6

2002 Kansas, 16-0, 33-4***

2003 Kansas, 14-2, 30-8**

2004 Oklahoma State, 14-2, 31-4***

2005 (tie) Oklahoma, 12-4, 25-8; Kansas, 12-4, 23-7

2006 (tie) Texas, 13-3, 30-7; Kansas, 13-3, 25-8

2007 Kansas, 14-2, 33-5

2008 (tie) Texas, 13-3, 31-7; Kansas, 13-3, 37-3*

2009 Kansas, 14-2, 27-8

2010 Kansas, 15-1, 33-3

2011 Kansas, 14-2, 35-3

2012 Kansas, 16-2, 32-7**

2013 (tie) Kansas, 14-4, 31-6; Kansas State, 14-4, 27-8

2014 Kansas, 14-4, 25-10

2015 Kansas, 13-5, 27-9

2016 Kansas (clinched at least a share Saturday)

*NCAA champion; **NCAA runner-up; ***Reached Final Four

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