West Virginia will not have to wait long to avenge their lastest defeat, as the Mountaineers will take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys in each teams’ first match in the upcoming Big 12 conference tournament.
Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship
We finished tied for 3rd and will face Oklahoma State in the quarterfinals.
— WVU Men's Basketball (@WVUhoops) March 8, 2021
With Texas’s victory over TCU Sunday evening, WVU (18-8, 11-6 Big 12) will be the No. 4 seed in the tournament. Oklahoma State (18-8, 11-7) is the No. 5 seed. OSU just defeated WVU, 85-80, Saturday afternoon in Morgantown in the Mountaineers’ regular-season finale. WVU and OSU will tipoff at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday from Kansas City. The game will be broadcast on either ESPN or ESPN2.
The full tournament schedule is:
- No. 8 TCU vs. No. 9 Kansas State
- No. 7 Oklahoma vs. No. 10 Iowa State
- No. 4 WVU vs. No. 5 Oklahoma State
- No. 3 Texas vs. No. 6 Texas Tech
- No. 2 Kansas vs. Oklahoma/Iowa State
- No. 1 Baylor vs. TCU/Kansas State
- Championship Game