Links to stories written about Saturday's Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Championship game.
No. 13 Iowa State rallied from a double-digit deficit for the fourth straight game, then watched Oklahoma's Ryan Spangler miss a point-blank layup at the buzzer that gave the Cyclones a 67-65 victory over the No. 15 Sooners in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals Friday night.
Buddy Hield scored 22 points, TaShawn Thomas added 17 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 15 Oklahoma used an early second-half run to beat Oklahoma State 64-49 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Monte Morris's 18-foot jumper at the buzzer capped a 12-0 closing run that lifted No. 13 Iowa State to a 69-67 victory over Texas in the quarterfinals of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Championship.
Kelly Oubre Jr. scored a career-high 25 points, Landen Lucas added 13 and ninth-ranked Kansas beat pesky TCU 64-59 on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals.
Taurean Prince scored 18 points off the bench, Royce O'Neale added 16 and No. 16 Baylor pulled away late to beat No. 18 West Virginia 80-70 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Cameron Ridley had 14 points and eight rebounds, Kendal Yancy added 13 points and seventh-seeded Texas helped its NCAA tournament hopes with a 65-53 victory over Texas Tech on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament.
Chris Washburn and Kyan Anderson scored 16 points apiece, and TCU held on down the stretch to beat Kansas State 67-65 on Wednesday night for its first Big 12 tournament victory.
A competitive season of strong depth leads to a nine games at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Championship starting Wednesday in Kansas City.
A wide variety of Big 12 stories linked here.
Eamonn Brennan of ESPN.com's up-to-date bubble watch focuses on the two Big 12 teams that still need work to do in terms of impressing the NCAA Tournament selection committee.
Pat Forde of Yahoo!Sports.com previewed the major conference tournaments. Here's his take on the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Championship.