May 18, 2008
Baylor will be the sixth seed in next week's Big 12 Conference Championship at Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. The Bears join second-seeded Oklahoma State, third-seeded Nebraska and seventh-seeded Kansas State in Pool Two. Regular-season champion Texas A&M, fourth-seeded Missouri, fifth-seeded Texas and eighth-seeded Oklahoma make up Pool One. The two pool-play winners meet in the title game.
Baylor opens play Wednesday at 4 p.m. CDT against Nebraska. Pool Two teams are not in action Thursday. The Bears return to action Friday at 7:30 p.m. against Oklahoma State. Baylor and Kansas State conclude pool play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
This is the 12th consecutive year Baylor has qualified for the Big 12 Championship, joining Oklahoma and Oklahoma State as the only programs to have participated in each of the postseason tournaments in the league's 12-year history.
2008 BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP
Wednesday, May 21
Game 1: 4) Missouri vs. 5) Texas, 9 a.m.
Game 2: 1) Texas A&M vs. 8) Oklahoma, 12:30 p.m.
Game 3: 3) Nebraska vs. 6) BAYLOR, 4 p.m.
Game 4: 2) Oklahoma State vs. 7) Kansas State, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 22
Game 5: Texas A&M vs. Texas, 4 p.m.
Game 6: Missouri vs. Oklahoma, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 23
Game 7: Nebraska vs. Kansas State, 4 p.m.
Game 8: Oklahoma State vs. BAYLOR, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 24
Game 9: Texas vs. Oklahoma, 9 a.m.
Game 10: Texas A&M vs. Missouri, 12:30 p.m.
Game 11: Oklahoma State vs. Nebraska, 4 p.m.
Game 12: BAYLOR vs. Kansas State, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 25
Title Game: Pool One winner vs. Pool Two winner, 1 p.m.