When you learn the reasons why Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart wears No. 33, you'll admire the Big 12 Player and Freshman Of The Year even more.
Iowa State gets another shot at Kansas after two gut wrenching losses.
Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star writes that the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Championship is in great shape even with the loss of a certain school about two hours to the East.
Kansas City is making sure that everyone who's here for the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Championship knows that this is "Big 12 Country."
Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman wonders about the direction and the future of Texas basketball.
Oklahoma State's "Mr. Clutch" helped the Cowboys escape an upset bid by Baylor.