Big 12 Conference
The University of Oklahoma is the preseason pick to win the Big 12 baseball title in a poll of coaches of conference teams.
Texas is bumbling along at 10-13 and desperate for point guard Myck Kabongo to give the Longhorns a big lift when he returns Wednesday from a 23-game NCAA suspension.
The wealthiest athletic program in the country has been racked by bad results on the field and embarrassed by revelations of coaches having inappropriate relationships with students.
Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for a fifth straight week after cruising to two more Big 12 wins.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has signed a new five-year deal that includes an increase in compensation to $14.75 million over the life of the contract.
With Texas barely averaging seven wins the last three years, it’s easy to point to Dodds and Brown as out of touch, losing their edge as the years pass.
Glasco Martin ran for three touchdowns, Nick Florence threw for two scores and ran for another, and Baylor overwhelmed UCLA 49-26 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night.
The top of the Big 12 looks familiar, with Kansas in first place and ranked in the top 10.
Baylor struggled in the first half, took an early lead in the second and rallied to beat South Carolina Upstate 73-57 on Monday night.
Texas A&M offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury has been named the new head coach at Texas Tech. Kingsbury was a record setting quarterback for the Red Raiders a decade ago.
Jaye Crockett scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Texas Tech to a 75-69 win over Northern Kentucky Tuesday night.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has been voted the AP Big 12 coach of the year after leading the Wildcats to the third conference championship in school history and a berth in the Fiesta Bowl.