Texas guard Brooke McCarty (11) celebrates with teammates Ariel Atkins (23) and Kelsey Lang (40) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Baylor in Waco, Texas, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. Texas won 85-79. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

BEVO BEAT Women's Basketball

Texas enters Big 12 women’s tournament as No. 2 seed

The Longhorns will play at 6 p.m. Saturday in Oklahoma City. The Longhorns finished 15-3 in conference play.

Posted February 28th, 2017

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  • Games on Saturday will be televised by Fox Sports Net. The semifinals on Sunday and Monday's championship game will be on Fox Sports 1.

Texas, the No. 2 seed in the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship, will play its first game on Saturday against the winner of Friday’s Kansas-Oklahoma State game.

Tipoff for the Texas game from Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City is 6 p.m.

Texas finished in second place in the conference by defeating Kansas State 69-61 on Monday. The Longhorns finished the regular season 22-7, 15-3 in the Big 12.


Baylor earned the No. 1 seed after winning its seventh straight regular season title. The Lady Bears finished 28-2, 17-1 in conference play.

with a 17-1 conference mark and are 28-2 overall.

Games on Saturday will be televised by Fox Sports Net. The semifinals on Sunday and Monday’s championship game will be on Fox Sports 1.

Here is the complete schedule for the tournament that begins Friday.


Game 1:       No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No. 9 TCU                        6 p.m.

Game 2:       No. 7 Oklahoma State vs. No. 10 Kansas          8:30 p.m.


Game 3:       No. 4 K-State vs. No. 5 Iowa State                   11 a.m.

Game 4:       No. 1 Baylor vs. Game 1 Winner                       1:30 p.m.

Game 5:       No. 2 Texas vs. Game 2 Winner                        6 p.m.

Game 6:       No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 6 West Virginia            8:30 p.m.


Game 7:       Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner                  1:30 p.m.

Game 8:       Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner                  4 p.m.


Game 9:       Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner                  8 p.m.

Single-Session tickets are priced at $25, $20 and $10, plus applicable fees. All spectators beginning at age two must have a ticket to enter the arena. One session will be played on Friday night with two sessions on Saturday and one session each on Sunday and Monday.

Tickets are available through Big12Sports.com/BuyTickets. They can also be purchased at the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office Monday – Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and during the championship. The box office accepts Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express and cash as methods of payment.




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