Here is a preview of the upcoming Big 12 Tournament from NeuLion and the Big 12 Digital Network. Wendell Barnhouse breaks down each of the upcoming games.
No. 2 Oklahoma
The Sooners will face the winner of the Baylor-TCU game at 6 p.m. Thursday in the quarterfinals.
A good showing at the Big 12 Tournament could push Oklahoma up to a 2 or 3 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. The Sooners are on the favorable side of the bracket and could make a run to the championship game on Sunday
Record: 23-8, 12-6 Big 12.
Big 12 Championship history: 20-14; championships in 2001, 2002, 2003.
No. 8 Oklahoma State
Game info: The Cowboys will face No. 9 seed Texas Tech at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the first round.
A late season rally by Oklahoma State should be enough to get them in the NCAA tournament, but a few wins in the Big 12 Tournament couldn’t hurt. They start off the tournament tonight with Texas Tech. If they are able to advance, they would face Kansas on Thursday at 2 pm.
Record: 20-11, 8-10 Big 12.
Big 12 Championship history: 22-15; championships in 2004, 2005.