The University of Kansas has earned the 2013-14 Big 12 men's basketball regular-season title and will be the No. 1 seed in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship, scheduled for March 12-15 at Sprint Center in Kansas City. It marks the 14th outright or shared crown in 18 seasons for the Jayhawks, who have accomplished the feat 10 years in a row.
Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa State are seeded second, third and fourth, respectively. Kansas State and West Virginia round out the teams with first-round byes and will be seeded No. 5 and No. 6. It marks the highest seed for the Sooners since they were No. 2 in 2009.
First-round games will be played on Wednesday with No. 8 Oklahoma State facing No. 9 Texas Tech and No. 7 Baylor playing No. 10 TCU.
Extensive video coverage of the entire Championship can be found via the Big 12 Digital Network at Big12Sports.com. The video available will include championship previews, highlights from every contest and exclusive live coverage of postgame press conferences. In addition, coverage of the championship trophy ceremony can be found on Saturday evening, March 15.
The entire Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship will be televised by the Big 12 Network, ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. Games will also be available on ESPN3, WatchESPN and/or ESPN Full Court.
2014 PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Sprint Center - Kansas City
|Wednesday, March 12||Broadcast Outlets||Time (CDT)|
|No. 8 Oklahoma State vs. No. 9 Texas Tech||Big 12 Network/WatchESPN/ESPN3||6:00 p.m.|
|No. 7 Baylor vs. No. 10 TCU||Big 12 Network/WatchESPN/ESPN3||8:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 13|
|No. 4 Iowa State vs. No. 5 Kansas State||ESPN2/WatchESPN/ESPN3||11:30 a.m.|
|No. 1 Kansas vs. OSU/TTU winner||ESPN2/WatchESPN/ESPN3||2:00 p.m.|
|No. 2 Oklahoma vs. BU/TCU winner||Big 12 Network/WatchESPN/ESPN3||6:00 p.m.|
|No. 3 Texas vs. No. 6 West Virginia||Big 12 Network/WatchESPN/ESPN3||8:30 p.m.|
|Friday, March 14|
|Thursday Afternoon Winners||Big 12 Network/ESPN3 or ESPNU/WatchESPN||6:00 p.m.|
|Thursday Evening Winners||Big 12 Network/ESPN3 or ESPNU/WatchESPN||8:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 15|
|Semifinal Winners||ESPN/WatchESPN||8:00 p.m.|
Telecasts on the Big 12 Network are syndicated throughout Big 12 markets and beyond
Semifinal games available in the conference footprint on Big 12 Network/ESPN3 and outside league markets on ESPNU/WatchESPN (online outlets subject to blackout)
All games leading up to the final will also be available via ESPN FullCourt
Information for this story provided by Big12sports.com.
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