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Bouncing Around the Big 12: The Final Week

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Madness lurks around the corner, but first the regular season must come to a close. Two games remain and there is still time for a shuffle for the middle seeds in the upcoming Big 12 Tournament.

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The Week That Was:

Monday,  February 22nd

(25) Texas 71 - Kansas State 70

(17) Iowa State 87 - (14) West Virginia 97

Tuesday, February 23rd

(2) Kansas 66 - (19) Baylor 60

TCU 79 - Texas Tech 83

Wednesday, February 24th

Oklahoma State 49 - (3) Oklahoma 71

Saturday, February 27th

Texas Tech 58 - (2) Kansas 67

(3) Oklahoma 63 - (25) Texas 76

Kansas State 61 - (17) Iowa State 80

(14) West Virginia 70 - Oklahoma State 56

(19) Baylor 86 - TCU 71

Player of the Week - Jaysean Paige, Guard, West Virginia

The senior guard scored 34 points in 34 minutes to help his Mountaineers defeat Iowa State on Big Monday, the most ever by a West Virginia player coming off the bench, and averaged 25.5 points on the week to earn his third Big 12 Player of the Week award.

Newcomer of the Week - Malique Trent, Guard, TCU

Trent averaged 20.0 points on a week that saw his Horned Frogs go winless once again in the Big 12. This was the second time a TCU player received the Newcomer of the Week award (Vladimir Brodziansky won the award November 16th).

The Week That Is:

Monday, February 29th

Oklahoma State @ (21) Iowa State - 6:00 PM on ESPNU

(1) Kansas @ (23) Texas - 8:00 PM on ESPN

Tuesday, March 1st

(19) Baylor @ (6) Oklahoma - 7:00 PM on ESPN2

Wednesday, March 2nd

Texas Tech @ (10) West Virginia - 6:00 PM on ESPNU

TCU @ Kansas State - 7:00 PM on ESPN3

Friday, March 4th

(23) Texas @ Oklahoma State - 8:00 PM on ESPN2

Saturday, March 5th

(6) Oklahoma @ TCU - 12:00 PM on ESPNews

(10) West Virginia @ (19) Baylor - 1:00 PM on ESPN

Kansas State @ Texas Tech - 2:00 PM on ESPNews

(21) Iowa State @ (1) Kansas - 3:00 PM on ESPN

Conference Standings

Team

Conference Record

Last 5

Streak

Next Up

(1) Kansas

13-3

5-0

W9

@UT, ISU

(10) West Virginia

11-5

3-2

W2

TTU, @BU

(6) Oklahoma

10-6

2-3

L1

BU, @TCU

(19) Baylor

10-6

3-2

W1

@OU, WVU

(23) Texas

10-6

3-2

W2

KU, @OSU

(21) Iowa State

9-7

3-2

W1

OSU, @KU

Texas Tech

8-8

4-1

L1

@WVU, KSU

Kansas State

4-12

1-4

L3

TCU, @TTU

Oklahoma State

3-13

1-4

L4

@ISU, UT

TCU

2-14

0-5

L5

@KSU, OU

Big 12 Tournament Seedings and Game Times (if nothing changes)

Wednesday, March 9th

#8 Kansas State Wildcats vs #9 Oklahoma State Cowboys - 6:00 PM on ESPNU

#7 Texas Tech Red Raiders vs #10 TCU Horned Frogs - 8:00 PM on ESPNU

Thursday, March 10th

#4 Baylor Bears vs #5 Texas Longhorns - 11:30 AM on ESPN2

#1 Kansas Jayhawks vs (winner of 8/9) - 1:30 PM on ESPN2

#2 West Virginia Mountaineers vs (winner of 7/10) - 6:00 PM on ESPNU

#3 Oklahoma Sooners vs #6 Iowa State Cyclones - 8:00 PM on ESPNU