Two Big 12 standouts - Josh Jackson (Kansas) and Jarrett Allen (Texas) led six players that were chosen in the 2017 NBA Draft. Jackson was taken No. 4 overall by the Phoenix Suns. Allen followed at No. 22 to the Brooklyn Nets. It was the second straight season the Big 12 has had six draft picks.
A total of 441 student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, which honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective league institution.
Nine of 10 challenge matchups that are different than last season highlight the announcement of the schedule for the 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge.
University of Kansas head coach Bill Self has been named president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches Board of Directors. Self, whose two-year term will span the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years, was officially installed as NABC president at the 2017 NABC Convention.
The Big 12 Conference will host NCAA Men's Basketball preliminary round competition in March 2021, the NCAA has announced. The Conference will host first/second round games in Dallas at the American Airlines Center.
The Big 12 has announced its 2017 Winter Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The student-athletes have been selected as winners for their respective sports based on the votes of each sport's head coaches.
Top notch year in the league gives way to a NIT Championship, elite eight appearance and much more for conference teams.
Kansas senior Frank Mason III has been named the winner of the 2017 John R. Wooden Award as the nation's most outstanding men's college basketball player, announced Friday night during ESPN's College Basketball Awards show in downtown Los Angeles.
Baylor forward Johnathan Motley has been announced as the 2017 Karl Malone Award winner during the ESPN College Basketball Awards in Los Angeles. He became the first major award winner in BU program history. It marks the second straight season the recipient was from the Big 12.
Coaches vs. Cancer presented University of Kansas head basketball coach Bill Self with the Champion Award, a prestigious national honor within the Coaches vs. Cancer program.
Kansas basketball senior Frank Mason III has been named winner of the 2017 Citizen James A. Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Sunday in Arizona. The prestigious trophy is presented annually to the nation's most outstanding men's college basketball player, marking Mason's eighth National Player of the Year honor this season.
Kansas senior Frank Mason III received his second national player of the year trophy on the day, while KU head coach Bill Self also received an award at the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC)