1. Think the Big 12 Championship Lacked Pizazz? Think Again

    OKLAHOMA CITY—Well, this was a surprise. How many of you had Baylor and Missouri in your Big 12 Tournament Championship game? OK, really, who even filled out a bracket? Ha...

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  2. Missouri And Oklahoma State Basketball Is Back

    OKLAHOMA CITY—Missouri and Oklahoma State both had reason to celebrate before facing each other in the Big 12 semi-final on Thursday night. They will both be back in the NCAA Tournament...

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  3. Pittman's Pitfalls Could Hurt Texas Come Tournament Time

    OKLAHOMA CITY— Texas center Dexter Pittman was in trouble Friday night. Foul trouble. Coming into Friday’s game against Baylor, Pittman had put together two of his best performances of the year in the Big 12 Tournament...

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  4. Kansas State's Frank Martin Tries To Talk His Way into the NCAA Tournament

    OKLAHOMA CITY—Kansas State had a great chance to build its NCAA Tournament resume and lose the dreaded “bubble” distinction. A first-round bye in the Big 12 Tournament. A proving-point second-round game against Texas...

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  5. Kansas Gets Major Wake-Up Call in Big 12 Tournament

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kansas Coach Bill Self had the shakes. Shaking his head from the multiple mistakes his team made in the first-half...

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  6. Oklahoma State Stops Craig Brackins, Iowa State: Next Up, Blake Griffin

    OKLAHOMA CITY—Craig Brackins was hitting long-range jumpers like they were lay-ups. From the fadeaways to the contact-creating shots, they all seemed to sink in the hoop for the Iowa State sophomore...

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  7. Baylor Gets Help from Big Men in Big 12 Tournament

    OKLAHOMA CITY—Josh Lomers' stat line is about as impressive as Baylor’s 5-11 conference record this season. 8.5 minutes, 2.8 points, 1.4 rebounds per game. Yet the big man made the biggest difference in Baylor’s 65-49 win over Nebraska..

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  8. The Big 12 Championship: Who's Ready and Who Shouldn't Show Up

    The eve of the Big 12 Championship in Oklahoma City is upon us. While conference standings provide a barometer of regular season success, the real question is which teams are going ...

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