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Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
Conference Basketball Championship
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Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament Logo
Sport Basketball
Conference Big 12 Conference
Number of teams 12
Format Single-elimination tournament
Current stadium Sprint Center
Current location Kansas City, Missouri
Played 1997-present
Last contest 2010 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
Current champion Kansas Jayhawks
Most championships Kansas Jayhawks (7)
Official website Big12Sports.com Men's Basketball
Sponsors
Phillips 66 (1997-present)
Host stadiums
Sprint Center (2008, 2010-2011)
Ford Center (2007, 2009)
American Airlines Center (2003-2004, 2006)
Kemper Arena (1997-2002, 2005)
Host locations
Kansas City, Missouri (1997-2002, 2005, 2008, 2010-2011)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (2007, 2009)
Dallas, Texas (2003-2004, 2006)

The Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament (known since its inception in 1997 under sponsorship agreements as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament) is the championship men's basketball tournament in the Big 12 Conference. It is a single-elimination tournament of four rounds, with the top four seeds getting byes in the first round. Seeding is based on regular season records.

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History

The tournament has been held every year since the first full basketball season was completed in 1997. (The Big 12 was formed in 1996) Since that time, it was held in Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Missouri in early March for every year up until 2003, and also in 2005. In 2003, 2004, and 2006 it was held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, and in 2007 it was held in the Ford Center at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[1] In 2008 it was again held in Kansas City, but this time at the Sprint Center.

The 2009 edition of the championship was held in Oklahoma City, and the 2010 and 2011 events will return to Kansas City. [2]

Tournament champions

Numbers in parentheses refer to each team's finish/seed in the tournament for that year.

Year Champion Runner-up Most Outstanding Player Location
1997 (1) Kansas 87 (10) Missouri 60 Paul Pierce, Kansas Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
1998 (1) Kansas 72 (3) Oklahoma 58 Paul Pierce, Kansas Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
1999 (3) Kansas 53 (5) Oklahoma State 37 Jeff Boschee, Kansas Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
2000 (1) Iowa State 70 (3) Oklahoma 58 Marcus Fizer, Iowa State Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
2001 (3) Oklahoma 54 (4) Texas 45 Nolan Johnson, Oklahoma Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
2002 (2) Oklahoma 64 (1) Kansas 55 Hollis Price, Oklahoma Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
2003 (3) Oklahoma 49 (5) Missouri 47 Hollis Price, Oklahoma American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
2004 (1) Oklahoma State 65 (2) Texas 49 Tony Allen, Oklahoma State American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
2005 (3) Oklahoma State 72 (4) Texas Tech 68 Joey Graham, Oklahoma State Kemper Arena, Kansas City, Missouri
2006 (2) Kansas 80 (1) Texas 68 Mario Chalmers, Kansas American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
2007 (1) Kansas 88 (3) Texas 84 Kevin Durant, Texas Ford Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2008 (2) Kansas 84 (1) Texas 74 Brandon Rush, Kansas Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
2009 (3) Missouri 73 (9) Baylor 60 DeMarre Carroll, Missouri Ford Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2010 (1) Kansas 72 (2) Kansas State 64 Sherron Collins, Kansas Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
2011 Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri

† - Denotes Each Overtime Played

Results by team

Team W/L totals

School W L Pct
Kansas 25 7 .781
Oklahoma 19 10 .655
Oklahoma State 18 11 .621
Missouri 15 12 .556
Texas 16 13 .552
Texas Tech 11 13 .458
Baylor 8 12 .400
Iowa State 7 12 .368
Colorado 7 13 .350
Kansas State 7 13 .350
Nebraska 5 13 .278
Texas A&M 3 13 .188

Source: [3]

Championship Game W/L records

Appearances School W L Pct
8 Kansas 7 1 0.875
5 Oklahoma 3 2 0.600
5 Texas 0 5 0.000
3 Oklahoma State 2 1 0.666
3 Missouri 1 2 0.333
1 Iowa State 1 0 1.000
1 Texas Tech 0 1 0.000
1 Baylor 0 1 0.000
1 Kansas State 0 1 0.000
0 Colorado 0 0 N/A
0 Nebraska 0 0 N/A
0 Texas A&M 0 0 N/A

Source: [3]

See also

References


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