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Big 12 Basketball Tournament Bracket, Standings, Schedule and Breakdown

The Big 12 once again proved that they are the best college basketball conference in the country. With teams like Kansas and Texas Tech being fixtures in the top 25 this year, this has become one of the most competitive conferences in the nation. Texas is the reigning champion of the Big 12 Tournament. Of course, Baylor made the run to the championship last year, winning the NCAA Tournament over Gonzaga.

Can the Bears win the Big 12 Tournament en route to attempting back-to-back tournament wins? The following contains the Big 12 Tournament bracket and schedule, as well as a preview of what we can expect to see. Oklahoma State is not eligible for postseason competition this year.

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Big 12 Basketball Standings

SchoolConf. RecordOverall RecordSeed
Kansas14-425-61 Seed
Baylor14-416-52 Seed
Texas Tech12-623-83 Seed
Texas10-821-104 Seed
TCU8-1019-115 Seed
Oklahoma State8-1015-15N/A
Iowa State7-1120-116 Seed
Oklahoma7-1117-147 Seed
Kansas State6-1214-168 Seed
West Virginia4-1415-169 Seed

Big 12 Tournament Schedule

Dates: March 9-12
TV Schedule: ESPNU (First Round), ESPN2 (Quarterfinals and Semifinals), ESPN (Championship)
Venue: T-Mobile Center – Kansas City, MO
Byes: Seeds 1-7 get single bye
Defending Champion: Texas

Big 12 Basketball Tournament Bracket

First Round

  • (9) West Virginia 73, (8) Kansas State 67


  • (1) Kansas 87, (9) West Virginia 63
  • (7) Oklahoma 72, (2) Baylor 67
  • (3) Texas Tech 72, (6) Iowa State 41
  • (5) TCU 65, (4) Texas 60


  • (1) Kansas 75, (5) TCU 62
  • (3) Texas Tech 56, (7) Oklahoma 55


  • (1) Kansas 74, (3) Texas Tech 65

Kansas advances to NCAA Tournament

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Big 12 Basketball Breakdown

The aforementioned Texas Longhorns took the Big 12 Tournament crown last year with a win over Cade Cunningham and the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Baylor was the one seed and lost to the Cowboys, before winning the NCAA Tournament championship. Kansas should be viewed as this year’s champion representative in the NCAA Tournament. The Jayhawks are led by Ochai Agbaji, who is a frontrunner for the National Player of the Year. Four players score ten or more points per game. Only one player in Bill Self’s rotation is a freshman. This team is loaded with experience, including senior Arizona State transfer Remy Martin.

Baylor poses the biggest threat to Kansas, as they are currently ranked third in the country. The Bears feature a team consisting of some players who were on the championship team last year. Four players on the team average over ten points, including three who average over 13 points per game. Baylor will be without Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua as he suffered a leg injury late in the regular season. The Bears excel in scoring and rebounding, finishing 22nd in offensive rebounds (12.1) and 47th in scoring per game (76.8).

In relation to the preseason poll, the biggest underachiever was West Virginia, who was projected to finish fifth but finished tenth. The biggest overachiever in relation to the preseason poll was Iowa State, who was projected to finish 10th, but finished sixth.

Odds to Win Big 12 Tournament

Big 12 Tournament college basketball betting odds are found at BetUS Sportsbook.

Baylor+200Iowa State+2000
Texas Tech+300Kansas State+5000
Texas+650West Virginia+5000
TCU+1600Oklahoma StateN/A

Team Stats | 2022 Big 12 Basketball Tournament

(1) Kansas Jayhawks

Net Ranking: 7 (No. 2 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 9 (No. 2 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 119.4 (7)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 95.0 (32)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +12.10 (2)

(2) Baylor Bears

Net Ranking: 3 (No. 1 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 4 (No. 1 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 118.7 (9)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 91.6 (15)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +10.79 (10)

(3) Texas Tech Red Raiders

Net Ranking: 12 (No. 3 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 11 (No. 3 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 110.9 (54)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 86.7 (1)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +9.43 (23)

(4) Texas Longorns

Net Ranking: 17 (No. 4 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 15 (No. 4 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 112.4 (32)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 91.5 (12)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +9.49 (22)

(5) TCU Horned Frogs

Net Ranking: 46 (No. 8 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 42 (No. 8 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 108.5 (84)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 93.9 (24)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +10.14 (17)

(6) Iowa State Cyclones

Net Ranking: 41 (No. 5 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 39 (No. 7 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 105.6 (138)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 90.7 (10)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +9.70 (19)

(7) Oklahoma Sooners

Net Ranking: 42 (No. 6 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 37 (No. 5 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 110.8 (56)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 95.6 (40)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +11.30 (8)

(8) Kansas State Wildcats

Net Ranking: 71 (No. 9 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 60 (No. 9 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 110.2 (65)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 95.6 (40)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +11.71 (6)

(9) West Virginia Mountaineers

Net Ranking: 78 (No. 10 in Big 12)
KenPom Overall Efficiency Ranking: 71 (No. 10 in Big 12)
Adjusted Offensive Efficiency Ranking: 108.7 (83)
Adjusted Defensive Efficiency Ranking: 97.4 (63)
Strength of Schedule Ranking: +11.86 (6)

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