The Big 12 has been the class of college basketball all season, and on Saturday Kansas He argued for himself to be the class at that conference.
Just A couple of hours later Texas Felt like a last-placer Oklahoma?, No. 7 Jayhawks A win against the odds No. 9 Baylor.
Trailing As many as 17 during the first half. Kansas With four minutes left, a remarkable 34-point swing was completed, giving away an 80-63 lead and ending up with an 87-71 victory.
With This was the victory Kansas Moves into a tie Texas For the first place Big Twelve standings with each program at 10-4. BaylorMeanwhile, the meanwhile sits at 9-5.
Baylor The first half saw nine 3-pointers by KU to give them a 45-32 advantage. KU then scored a 55 point blitz after the break. Baylor’s undoing. Kansas It hit 63.3% of its shots during the second half, and 50% at long distance. The The largest 3 were from Gradey Dick, whose trey with 14:29 gave Kansas You are the one who leads.
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Four Jayhawks Led by, scored 14 points or higher Jalen Wilson’s 21; he also grabbed 13 rebounds and one steal. Dajuan Harris Scored 14 and handed out nine assists.
Kansas Only four turnovers were recorded throughout the game. For They are renowned for their ball handling and impressive comeback. Jayhawks These are the best Saturday’s biggest winners and losers list. That’s fitting, given the conference they’re in.
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The NCAA Selection Committee Viewed its top 16 seeds Saturday Morning, sharing with viewers who would be the top four seeds for each region if tomorrow’s tournament began. Alabama The overall No. The biggest winner was the Big Twelve, which saw five teams seeded at 3 or higher. The The conference was led KansasThe projected number 1 seed in the West Region (The defending champions, The Jayhawks Have been a 1-seed fifteen times
The Big 12 has been the best conference in the country all season – it currently has six teams ranked in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll The tournament could have as many as eight teams. It’ll be a relief for these teams to see someone new in the NCAA tournament, and given what a grind their regular season is, don’t be surprised if many of them dance deep into March. Bottom line: These Teams are battle-tested, and they exude toughness.
Are The Wildcats Tired of all the Talk about being on the bubble Or, perhaps, missing the entire tournament? Sure It seems so based on the shellacking of No. 11 Tennessee In Rupp Arena. Considering how each squad played, you’d never know that Tennessee Get knocked out No. 1 Alabama This week, earlier.
Four Kentucky Players scored double figures and the Wildcats Hounded the Vols on defense, forcing Tennessee They turned it into an ugly shooting evening while also outrebounding them (40-32). That’s one way to get back into the selection committee’s good graces. On Saturday At the very least Kentucky Absolutely passed the eye test, and appeared to be a team that belongs at the NCAA tournament. Can The Wildcats Keep it up.
The No. 15 Hoosiers Made a comeback to pesky Illinois On SaturdayTo recover from a deficit of 48-39, he used the last 13 minutes. Two Free throws Jalen Hood-Schifino Played in 30 Seconds Indiana A lead is a good thing. A win between 71 and 68. The Victory marked Indiana’s 15th win in a row at home.
Additionally, Trayce Jackson-Davis Scored 26 points for the HoosiersMove into No. 5 All-time and exceedingly successful coaches Mike Woodson on the school’s all-time scoring list. He Additionally, 12 rebounds were also taken.
Talk This is a remarkable come-from-behind victory. Trailing By eight at the halftime No. 14 KSU turns 15 Iowa State Turnovers are converted into 19 points and returned to beat the No. 18 Cyclones 61-55. Shooting It was a good match. Markquis Nowell KSU led with 20 points and six rebounds, as well as five assists.
The No. 3 Boilermakers have lost three of their last four, but their resume is still plenty impressive – which the selection committee acknowledged Saturday By giving them the No. 1 seed in East Region. Maybe that’ll give Purdue A boost of confidence when it goes against Ohio State (11-15, 3-12 Big Ten) Sunday Morning at 1 p.m. ET.
Lots People make too many assumptions when a team is defeated in a conference game by a lower-ranked opponent. Though It can be frustrating because these losses are often overblown since no one is scouting you as well as your conference.
That The rest is history. Vols It was all out of place Saturday In LexingtonThey lost 66 to 54 as they shot an awful 37.3% from the field, and 22.2% from 3. They They were also brutal at the foul line, with only 28.6% of their attempts.
Tennessee might have only lost by 12, but the final score was deceiving – the Wildcats They led by double digits for the whole game, and they could have won by at least 30. It’s the first time Tennessee’s been swept by Kentucky Since 2011-12, during the regular season.
What Last year was a terrible one for long-time coaches Mike Brey. The Irish lost 57-55 at No. 6 Virginia On Saturday, the team’s fifth consecutive road loss by five points or less. Notre Dame’s Dane Goodwin Although he was a great looking prospect for a game-winner, his open 3 was not. The Irish There are only 10-17 total, and an incredibly low 0-8 on the roads.
Trailing 85-83, Sooners Had a chance to take it down No. 5 Texas In Austin After the Longhorns With 6.8 seconds remaining in overtime, I missed one of the two free throws. Sam Godwin couldn’t convert a close look, and the Sooners lost. You don’t get a lot of opportunities to knock off a top-five team, and it would have done wonders for the Sooners’ confidence, as OU is in last place in Big 12 standings.
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