As has been the case the last 16 of 19 years, the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship will be hosted at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City — and it was recently announced that the tournament will be held at the same location through May 25 — May 29, fans will be able to witness the top teams in the Big 12 battle it out in an effort to be big 12 baseball tournament live bracket Big 12 champs, which gets them into the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, with the desired end-result being the coveted College Baseball World Series. Every year, the top eight teams in the standings from the Big 12 conference compete for Big 12 championship glory.
Below is an in-depth look at the tournament, including a complete bracket, TV schedule, analysis and predictions. More Who is the favorite?
Not Kansas. It marks the end of one of the longest runs of conference dominance college basketball has seen. As for the team that is the favorite?
Make that the Red Raiders with a slight edge over the Wildcats.
Texas Tech has been a defensive powerhouse this season. Who else can win?
With Kansas State fielding a strong squad and Kansas capable of winning the tournament from deeper in the field, it truly is a wide open event in Kansas City. Consider Iowa State another team that can pull off some upsets in a balanced conference that could see eight of its 10 members make the NCAA tournament.
Oklahoma , , KenPom 36, NET 40 : Oklahoma also has conference record issues, but has a substantially stronger case than TCU thanks to better advanced metrics and a stretch to close conference play that included a dominant win over Kansas.
He gets it done on both sides of the court, averaging Jaxson Hayes, C Texas: Hayes was a late bloomer who grew from 6-foot to between his freshman and senior years in high school and is still figuring things out. But the Longhorns freshman is a superb athlete who could leave for the NBA after just one year at Texas as a prospect oozing with upside.
He can make an impact in Kansas City. One big storyline Will Texas Tech emerge as a national championship contender?
A strong showing in Kansas City could have Texas Tech thinking bigger picture. And they could meet for a third time this year in the conference tournament.