- Big 12 Basketball: Today’s Games
- Results of Today’s Big 12 basketball games
- How today’s games will affect the Big 12 standings
- Big 12 Basketball: Upcoming Games
- What today’s games mean for the Big 12 Tournament
- How today’s games will affect NCAA tournament seeding
- Today’s Big 12 basketball game Recaps
- Player/Team of the Day
- Best Plays of the Day
- Social Media Reaction to Today’s Big 12 Basketball Games
Big 12 Basketball: Today’s Games
The Big 12 Conference is a ten-school collegiate athletic conference headquartered in Irving, Texas. The conference was originally formed in 1994, but its roots date back to 1907 with the formation of the West Conference The Big 12 Conference member schools are located in Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and West Virginia
The conference competes in the NCAA’s Division I for all sports; it is a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) for football and a founding member of the Basketball Tournament (BT). Today, the conference owns 20 National Championships in nine different sports.
Results of Today’s Big 12 basketball games
The Big 12 is a conference of ten universities in the central United States The conference participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division I as a basketball-only conference. Eight of the ten schools are located in Texas, with the other two schools, Iowa State University and the University of Missouri located in the Midwestern states of Iowa and Missouri, respectively.
As of today’s games, the results are as follows:
How today’s games will affect the Big 12 standings
There are four games in the Big 12 today that will have implications on the conference standings. Iowa State is currently in first place with a conference record of 8-4. They re Playing last place Kansas State who is 2-10 in conference. A win for Iowa State would cement their lead in the conference, while a Kansas State win would create a tie for first place with Baylor.
Baylor is also playing today against Oklahoma. Baylor is 7-5 in the conference and a win would put them in a tie for first place with Iowa State An Oklahoma win, however, would move them into a tie for third place with Kansas.
Texas Tech is another team that could make a move in the standings today. They are playing TCU who is currently in last place at 1-11. A Texas Tech win would move them into a tie for fifth place with Oklahoma State while a TCU win would create a three way tie for last place between TCU, Kansas State and Oklahoma.
Big 12 Basketball: Upcoming Games
What today’s games mean for the Big 12 Tournament
Today’s games and results will have a significant impact on seeding for the conference tournament which begins on March 11.
Here is a look at today’s games and what they mean for the Big 12 Tournament:
**Kansas at Oklahoma** – The Jayhawks can clinch the outright Big 12 regular season title with a win over the Sooners. A loss would give Kansas a share of the title with Baylor.
The Jayhawks are currently seeded No. 1 in the Big 12 Tournament, but a loss could drop them to the No. 2 seed.
**Baylor at TCU** – The Bears can clinch at least a share of the Big 12 Regular Season title with a win over TCU. A Baylor win coupled with a Kansas loss would give the Bears the No. 1 seed in the Conference Tournament
Baylor is currently seeded No. 2 in the conference tournament but could move up to the No. 1 seed with a win and a Kansas loss.
How today’s games will affect NCAA tournament seeding
The next game featured #5 Baylor against #4 Oklahoma. The Sooners are currently on a four-game Winning Streak but the Bears are coming off of a huge win against Kansas. The winner of this game will take on #1 seed Kansas State in the quarterfinals.
In the third game of the day, #7 TCU took on #10 West Virginia The Mountaineers are currently riding a three-game losing streak while the Horned Frogs have won four of their last five games. The winner of this matchup will face #2 Texas in the quarterfinals.
The final game of the day featured #6 Oklahoma State against #3 seed Texas A&M. The Aggies are coming off of a close loss to Baylor, while the Cowboys have won five of their last six games. The winner of this game will take on either Iowa State or Texas Tech in the quarterfinals.
Today’s Big 12 basketball game Recaps
In today’s Big 12 action, Kansas State fell to Oklahoma State by a score of 83-64. The Wildcats were led by Xavier Sneed, who scored 19 points on 6-of-16 shooting. Kansas State struggled offensively all game, shooting just 37.9% from the field and 20.0% from three-point range Oklahoma State was led by Lindy Waters, who scored 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting, including 4-of-7 from three-point range. With the win, Oklahoma State improves to 14-4 overall and 4-2 in conference play while Kansas State falls to 10-8 overall and 2-4 in conference play
In other action, Baylor defeated TCU by a score of 78-52. The Bears were led by Jared Butler who scored 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting, including 5-of-7 from three point range. Baylor shot 50.0% from the field and 41.2% from three point range as a team. TCU was led by RJ Nembhard, who scored 15 points on 5 of 11 shooting. With the win, Baylor improves to 15 – 3 overall and 5 – 1 in conference play while TCU falls to 9 – 9 overall and 1 – 5 in conference play
Player/Team of the Day
In today’s Big 12 action, the player/team of the day goes to the Baylor Bears The Bears defied the odds and won their game against the Oklahoma Sooners The Sooners were a favorite to win by many, but the Bears had other plans. With a final score of 65-54, the Bears now have a record of 15-1.
Best Plays of the Day
Here are the best plays from today’s Big 12 basketball games
-A triple double from Kansas freshman PG Devon Dotson in their win against West Virginia
-A 20 point, 10 rebound performance by Iowa State senior F Michael Jacobson in their loss to Baylor
-A game-winning put-back by Oklahoma State sophomore C Yor Anei to beat Texas Tech