Big 12 schools will split up a record $252 million in revenue, the ninth year in a row of increases.
The Big 12 is keeping its men’s basketball tournament in Kansas City through at least 2020, and the conference plans play the baseball and for women’s basketball tournaments in Oklahoma City for multiple years.
Tres Barrera hit a bases-loaded single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending Texas to a 4-3 victory over Baylor on Thursday in the winners’ bracket of the Big 12 Tournament.
Sheldon Neuse broke a tie with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning and had a three-run double in the eighth in Oklahoma’s 6-1 victory over West Virginia.
Corey Taylor limited top-seeded TCU to just four hits over five innings and Eric Gutierrez homered and drove in three runs as Texas Tech routed the defending champions 8-1 Thursday at the Big 12 tournament.
The Big 12 will only need one championship trophy this season. Conference officials have agreed to break a tie for first-place in the standings with head-to-head results.
Last week, commissioner Bob Bowlsby strongly suggested that the Big 12 would move toward bringing back its football championship game. Now, he’s tapping the brakes.
Once again, the Big 12 is looking to try something unique by holding a conference championship with only 10 teams.
Commissioner Bob Bowlsby believes that the Big 12 will move toward having a championship football game again because not having one puts the league at a disadvantage.
The Big 12 is getting closer to deciding how it wants to crown its one true champion in football. The conference is prepared to use head-to-head results to break a tie.
TCU wraps up spring practice Friday night, with quarterback Trevone Boykin wearing a cast on his left hand instead of being on the field.
Smart replaced Rick Barnes, who was fired last week after 17 seasons at Texas. Barnes already has a new head coaching job at Tennessee.