KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 11: A view of the semifinal game between the Colorado Buffaloes and the Kansas Jayhawks in the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 11, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Robert Meggers/Getty Images)
It's finally upon us. For the first time in quite a while, Iowa State isn't playing on the first day of the Big 12 Tournament. To that end, neither one of these matchups feed into Iowa State's quarterfinal matchup. But, that doesn't mean we can't enjoy some mediocre basketball.