Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year Pierre Jackson is one of four Baylor players who will participate in Big 12 Media Day.
Oct. 16, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The 2012 Big 12 Conference Men's Basketball Media Day will be held Wednesday at the Sprint Center, site of the 2013 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship.
Live coverage of men's basketball media day will begin Wednesday at 8 a.m. CT. Video of all 10 coaches' press conferences will be available at Big12Sports.com, and head coach Scott Drew's press conference is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Joining Drew at Big 12 Men's Basketball Media Day will be Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year Pierre Jackson, seniors A.J. Walton and J'mison (Bobo) Morgan and freshman Isaiah Austin.
Each team will have one player interviewed on the Big 12 Digital Network, and Jackson is slated to represent the Bears at 8:40 a.m.
Baylor fans will also have a chance to win season tickets though Facebook and Twitter. There will be a caption contest on the Baylor Athletics Facebook page, with a photo posted in the afternoon, and the fan who posts the caption that receives the most likes by 8 p.m. CT will win a pair of season tickets.
Additionally, fans will be asked to submit questions to the @BaylorMBB Twitter feed using #AskBU. Three questions will be chosen to be answered on camera by Baylor student-athletes, and the fans who ask the questions that are chosen will each win a pair of season tickets.
Baylor players will also spend any available time answering questions from fans on Twitter. Fans can submit questions by identifying the player in a hashtag in their tweet (ex. #AskPierre, #AskBobo, #AskAJ, #AskIsaiah).
Hosted by correspondent Wendell Barnhouse and streamed on the Big 12 Digital Network, Big 12 Media Day coverage will give fans a unique look into media day as well as team previews and analysis. Barnhouse will conduct interviews with coaches and student-athletes, as well as speak with various special guests.
In addition to The Big 12 Report, additional coverage in the form of video, photos, quotes and more from each school will be available at Big12Sports.com during the course of the day. Following the conclusion of Big 12 Media Day, BaylorBears.com will also have a recap of Wednesday's media day events, as well as photos and video.