Big 12 baseball barely registered as a blip on the national radar this year. No highly ranked teams and not many star players, save for a few pitchers.
For pure shock value, though, the Big 12 had it all on the rest of the country. Cold-weather northern schools flourished; Texas teams tanked.
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BIG 12 TOURNAMENT
at Oklahoma City
No. 4 Oklahoma (36-19) vs. No. 5 Baylor (27-25), 9 a.m.
No. 1 Kansas State (39-16) s. No. 8 Texas Tech (25-28), 12:30 p.m.
No. 3 West Virginia (31-25) vs. No. 6 Kansas (31-24), 4 p.m.
No. 2 Oklahoma State (39-14) vs. No. 7 TCU (28-26), 7:30 p.m.
No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 8 Texas Tech, 9 a.m.
No. 1 Kansas State vs. No. 5 Baylor, 12:30 p.m.
No. 3 West Virginia vs. No. 7 TCU, 4 p.m.
No. 2 Oklahoma State vs. No. 6 Kansas, 7:30 p.m.
No. 5 Baylor vs. No. 8 Texas Tech, 9 a.m.
No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 11 Kansas State, 12:30 p.m.
No. 3 West Virginia vs. No. 2 Oklahoma State, 4 p.m.
No. 6 Kansas vs. No. 7 TCU, 7:30 p.m.
Pool 1 winner vs. pool 2 winner, 1 p.m.