For the second straight year and 13th time in conference history the Big 12 has multiple Consensus All-America selections. Kansas guard Frank Mason III (first team) and Johnathan Motley of Baylor (second team) are among the prestigious group.
Kenrich Williams scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half to lift Texas Christian to a 68-53 win over Central Florida in a NIT semifinal game on Tuesday night. Texas Christian will meet Georgia Tech in the championship game Thursday night. Williams also grabbed 14 rebounds and had seven assists.
Kansas senior Frank Mason III has been named one of five finalists for the 2017 John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy's honoring the most outstanding college basketball player, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced Monday on ESPNU.
Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years.
Sindarius Thornwell scored 24 points and seventh-seeded South Carolina cruised past third-seeded Baylor 70-50 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals
Considered one of the nation's top up-and-coming coaches, Boynton, 35, helped engineer OSU's run to the NCAA Tournament last season, was an architect of Stephen F. Austin's success and helped revitalize the South Carolina program as both a player and assistant coach.
The NABC recognized three Big 12 student-athletes on its 2017 NABC Coaches' Division I All-America Teams. Frank Mason III (KU) was named First Team, Johnathan Motley (BU) earned Second Team recognition and Josh Jackson (KU) received Third Team honors.
Player of the year front-runner Frank Mason III poured in 26 points, Kansas turned on the jets in the second half and the top-seeded Jayhawks soared to a 98-66 blowout of No. 4 seed Purdue on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals.
Jordan Mathews hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with under a minute to play and top-seeded Gonzaga survived a rough shooting night for both teams to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia 61-58 Thursday night to advance to the West Regional final.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced nine Big 12 student-athletes along with Bill Self (Kansas) to the 2016-17 NABC Division I All-District teams.
Vlad Brodziansky scored 20 points, Kenrich Williams had the first triple-double in TCU history and the Horned Frogs rolled over Richmond 86-68 on Tuesday night to win their bracket of the NIT and advance to the Final Four for the first time.
Johnathan Motley had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 3 seed Baylor defeated No. 11 seed Southern California 82-78 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.