The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2018 Winter Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The following student-athletes have been selected as award winners for their respective sports based on the votes of each sport's respective head coaches.
Fresh off having 90% of its teams invited to postseason play, Big 12 men's basketball is bringing home national accolades.
Jevon Carter (West Virginia) grabs another Defensive Player of the Year award while Mo Bamba (Texas) and Sagaba Konate (West Virginia) are named to the Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team.
Jevon Carter (West Virginia) added to his trophy collection with two national Defensive Player of the Year honors.
TeamCast coverage will air on TNT and TruTV, alongside TBS's traditional telecasts of the NCAA Final Four
Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
Several Big 12 student-athletes are competing in Final Four ancillary events this weekend in San Antonio.
Devonte' Graham (Kansas) and Trae Young (Oklahoma) have been named unanimous and consensus All-America first team selections.
Five Big 12 men's basketball players were honored by the Associated Press on its All-America Team.
Malik Newman and top-seeded Kansas got past their Elite Eight road block on Sunday, knocking off second-seeded Duke 85-81 in overtime in a thrilling Midwest Region finale that clinched the Jayhawks' first trip to the Final Four since 2012.
Kansas, Kansas State and Texas Tech have all advanced to the Elite Eight.
Kansas, Kansas State, Texas Tech and West Virginia will continue "dancing" as the Big 12 makes up one-fourth of the Sweet 16 field.