Texas A&M Claims 2008 Big 12 Baseball Regular Season Crown

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IRVING, Texas — Texas A&M earned its third Big 12 regular season title on Sunday. The defending postseason champion will be the top seed in the 2008 Phil lips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship, which is scheduled for May 21-25 at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City . It marks the 10th time the championship has been played at this venue.

A&M finished league play with a 19-8 record, including a Big 12 and school record 16 consecutive conference victories from March 28 to May 11.

Live game action and postgame press conferences from the 2008 Phil lips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship will be video streamed for free on the Big 12 Conference’s official web site, www.big12sports.com, for the second year in a row. Audio from the web cast will also be broadcast on XM Radio (Channel 241), a Big 12 corporate partner.

Past postseason championship winners include Kansas (2006), Nebraska (1999-2001, ‘05), Oklahoma (1997), Oklahoma State (2004), Texas (2002-03), Texas A&M (2007) and Texas Tech (1998).

For ticket information, contact the Oklahoma Redhawks’ box office at (405) 218-1000 or online at www.ticketreturn.com.

2008 PHILLIPS 66 BIG 12 BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

Wed., May 21
Game 1: No. 4 Missouri vs. No. 5 Texas 9:00 a.m.
Game 2: No. 1 Texas A&M vs. No. 8 Oklahoma 12:30 p.m.
Game 3: No. 3 Nebraska vs. No. 6 Baylor 4:00 p.m.
Game 4: No. 2 Oklahoma State vs. No. 7 Kansas State 7:30 p.m.

Thu., May 22
Game 5: No. 1 Texas A&M vs. No. 5 Texas 4:00 p.m.
Game 6: No. 4 Missouri vs. No. 8 Oklahoma 7:30 p.m.

Fri., May 23
Game 7: No. 3 Nebraska vs. No. 7 Kansas State 4:00 p.m.
Game 8: No. 2 Oklahoma State vs. No. 6 Baylor 7:30 p.m.

Sat., May 24
Game 9: No. 5 Texas vs. No. 8 Oklahoma 9:00 a.m.
Game 10: No. 1 Texas A&M vs. No. 4 Missouri 12:30 p.m.
Game 11: No. 2 Oklahoma State vs. No. 3 Nebraska 4:00 p.m.
Game 12: No. 6 Baylor vs. No. 7 Kansas State 7:30 p.m.

Sun., May 25
Game 13: Division 1 Champion vs. 1:00 p.m.
Division 2 Champion {FSN}

Pool 1 Pool 2
No. 1: Texas A&M No. 2: Oklahoma State
No. 4: Missouri No. 3: Nebraska
No. 5: Texas No. 6: Baylor
No. 8: Oklahoma No. 7: Kansas State

All times Central and subject to change.