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Texas, Oklahoma State Climb Leaderboard
April 25, 2017

Championship Central

Weather conditions led to stroke improvements across the board and a first place tie between Oklahoma State and Texas. On the individuals side, the pair of Scottie Scheffler (UT) and Brad Dalke (OU) sit locked in first.

UT and OSU carded an 870 (+30) after three rounds. UT’s surge to first place in the team standings included a 39 stroke improvement (274), a Big 12 record by 13 (previous high: 26, Missouri, 2011). Following the first round, the Longhorns earned sixth place in the standings.

Oklahoma State entered the day in second and continued to lower its score each round. The team notched a 16 stroke difference from the first to second round (306 to 286) and a 282 to close out the day.

In third, Oklahoma owns a 881 (+41) while Kansas follows closely with 884 (+44). Baylor finished at No. 5 with a score of 886 (+46), then No. 6 Texas Tech with 887 (+47) and No. 7 Iowa State with 906 (+66). Dueling it out in eighth is Kansas State and TCU with a stroke of 907 (+67). West Virginia rounds out the standings at 936 (+96).

One stroke behind Scheffler and Dalke are Chelso Barrett (TCU) and Zach Bauchou (OSU), who own a six over par 216.

The final 18 holes will begin tomorrow at 8 a.m. CT. Teeing off first will be Baylor and Texas Tech off hole 1. Beginning at 8:22 a.m. CT, Iowa State and Kansas State will start at hole 10. At 8:45 a.m. CT, it will be Oklahoma and Kansas’s turn on the first hole followed by TCU and West Virginia at 9:07 off the tenth hole. Lastly, the leaders, Texas and Oklahoma will tee off at 9:30 a.m. on hole one.

The All-Tournament team, consisting of the final top 10 golfers will be honored at the awards ceremony immediately following the event.

In the case of a tie at the end of the fourth round, NCAA tie breaking procedure will be used.

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