Texas senior guard Brooke McCarty shoots a three-pointer in Tuesday's 79-66 win over Oklahoma. It was McCarty's final regular season game at Texas.

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No Big Surprise: Baylor, Texas are 1-2 seeds for Big 12 Tournament

Longhorns will open with winner of Friday's Texas Tech-Iowa State game

Posted February 28th, 2018

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  • This marks the sixth time the tournament has been held in Oklahoma City
Texas guard Lashann Higgs drives around Oklahoma guard Maddie Manning during an NCAA women’s college basketball game at the Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Coming off a 24-5 regular season — 15-3 in the Big 12 — Texas will open the conference tournament against Iowa State or Texas Tech Saturday night in Oklahoma City.

Tipoff is 6 p.m. at Chesapeake Arena, home of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Iowa State-Texas Tech game will be played at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Here facts and figures you should if you plan to make the trip.

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  1. Tickets will be 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. CT and during the Championship. The box office accepts Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express and cash as methods of payment.
  2. 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.
  3. The Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship returns to Oklahoma City for the sixth time and makes its fourth appearance in five years at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Eight different teams have won the previous 21 women’s championships, led by Baylor with eight titles. Last season, West Virginia as the No. 6-seed captured the 2017 crown after upsetting three ranked teams.
  4. All nine games will be carried live by Fox Sports Networks.

Tournament schedule
March 2-5 ~ Oklahoma City, Okla. ~ Chesapeake Energy Arena

Friday, March 2 (FCS-Central)
Game 1:        No. 8 Kansas State vs. No. 9 Kansas            6:00 p.m.
Game 2:        No. 7 Iowa State vs. No. 10 Texas Tech       8:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 3 (FSN)
Game 3:        No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 5 TCU                           11:00 a.m.
Game 4:        No. 1 Baylor vs. Game 1 Winner                         1:30 p.m.
Game 5:        No. 2 Texas vs. Game 2 Winner                          6:00 p.m.
Game 6:        No. 3 Oklahoma State vs. No. 6 West Virginia    8:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 (FS1)
Game 7:        Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner                     2:00 p.m.
Game 8:        Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner                     4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 5 (FS1)
Game 9:        Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner                     8:00 p.m.

 

 

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