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The Big 12 regular season title will be decided in the final two games of the season on Tuesday. Baylor and West Virginia are currently tied for the top spot. If they remain tied, both will be crowned co-champions and the Big 12 tiebreaker procedure will be used to determine the No. 1 seed in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship.
The Big 12 is the only conference with 60 percent of its squads listed in the top 45 of the NCAA RPI.
90 percent of Big 12 teams are in the top 68 in NCAA strength of schedule.
Since 2001, eight Big 12 teams have received bids to the NCAA Championship with a sub-.500 conference record, including Kansas the past two years who advanced to back-to-back Regional appearances.
30 Big 12 league games have been decided by 7-or-less points with 17 of those determined by 5-or-fewer points.
90 percent of Big 12 teams have a win over a nationally-ranked opponent.
90 percent of Big 12 teams have at least five wins in league play and no team is undefeated.
Every Big 12 team completed the non-conference portion of its schedule with a winning record for the seventh consecutive season. Four teams finished non-league play with 10-or-more victories with two undefeated.
The Conference wrapped up non-league play with an 89-28 record (.761).
This week’s Big 12 Women’s Basketball Podcast features Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale and senior Aaryn Ellenberg. It will be posted for download and listening on Thursday at Big12Sports.com.
Odyssey Sims (Baylor) picked up her seventh Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honor of the season while Leticia Romero (K-State) earned her fourth Freshman of the Week award.
Tickets for the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship are on sale through Ticketmaster outlets and the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office.