The Missouri Tigers and Texas Longhorns faced off in the Big 12 Tournament Championship at Bricktown Ballpark after both teams posted 2-1 records in pool play. Here is your Big 12 Tournament Championship recap for Sunday, May 24.
#6 Texas 12, Missouri 7
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The No. 5 Texas Longhorns broke open a 1-1 tie with 11 runs in the home half of the fourth inning and coasted to a 12-7 win over the No. 24 Missouri Tigers in the title game of the 2009 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading Big 12 Tournament Championship Recap (May 24)→
Here is your 2009 Big 12 Tourney Recap for May 23rd.
Baylor 8 Kansas 4
OKLAHOMA CITY — Shaver Hansen was 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI, leading Baylor to an 8-4 victory over Kansas in Saturday’s pool-play action at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at Bricktown Ballpark. Baylor (29-24) posted a 2-1 record in pool play but cannot advance to Sunday’s title game due to tiebreakers. Kansas (37-22) finished 0-3 in pool play. Continue reading 2009 Big 12 Conference Tourney Recap for May 23rd→
Here is your Big 12 Recap for the third day of action in the Big 12 Conference Tournament.
Texas Tech 4 Missouri 2
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Texas Tech rallied for three runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth and got outstanding pitching from Nate Karns and Chad Bettis as the Red Raiders dropped No. 15 Missouri 4-2 on Friday afternoon in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark. Continue reading 2009 Big 12 Conference Tournament Day 3 Recap→
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The No. 5 Texas Longhorns turned a complete-game effort by Chance Ruffin into a 9-3 win over Kansas Jayhawks in round robin action at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark on Thursday afternoon.
With the win, Texas moved to 1-1 in round robin action and Kansas fell to 0-2. Texas needs a win by Kansas State over Baylor on Thursday evening and a UT win over Kansas State on Saturday to advance to Sunday’s title game. Continue reading Big 12 Tournament Day 2 Recap→
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Rob Vaughn’s double in the bottom of the eighth scored Jordan Cruz and broke a 4-4 tie and James Allen tossed a scoreless ninth inning with two strikeouts as 17th-ranked Kansas State battled to a 5-4 win Tuesday over Kansas in the opening game of the 2009 Big 12 Baseball Championship. Continue reading Big 12 Day 1 Recap→
The best of the Big 12 will be showcasing their skills in Oklahoma City this week. While some teams are comfortably in the NCAA tournament field, other teams need to impress at Bricktown Ballpark to secure their bids. Texas, the regular season conference champion, enters the tournament as winners of nine of their last ten games. Oklahoma makes the twenty five mile drive up I-35 as the 2 seed with ideas of winning a conference tournament championship and locking up a regional host bid. Missouri enters the tournament as the 3 seed, having won eight of their last ten games. Kansas State, fresh off a series loss to rival Kansas, will again face the Jayhawks in the opening round 4/5 matchup. Continue reading Big 12 Tournament Preview (May 20-24)→
IRVING, Texas — Texas has won its fifth Big 12 regular season championship, the conference office announced. The defending postseason champion will be the top seed at the 2009 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship scheduled for May 20-24 at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. It marks the 11th time the championship has been played at this venue.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The No. 24 Texas Longhorns logged 19 hits to post a 15-7 win over the Kansas State Wildcats in the title game of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark.
It was the third league tournament crown for Texas who also won the prize in 2002 and 2003.
Brandon Belt was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship Most Outstanding Player. He went .588 (10-of-17) with five runs, two doubles, one home run and 10 RBI in four games.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Sophomore David Hernandez chipped an 0-2 offering for an RBI single to cap a three-run rally and lead the Texas Longhorns to a come-from-behind 11-10 win over the Oklahoma Sooners in Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship baseball action at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark Saturday morning
With Texas trailing 10-8 in the bottom of the ninth, Jordan Danks and Kyle Russell drew walks from Jake McCarter to leadoff the frame. Chase Anderson came in to pitch for the Sooners and induced a pop up on a bunt attempt by Russell Moldenhauer for the first out. Brandon Belt reignited the rally with a single to rightfield, plating Danks and trimming the lead to 10-9. Preston Clark struck out looking to bring Hernandez to the plate with two outs. Hernandez swung at strike two in the dirt, but a wild pitch allowed Russell to score from third and put Belt in scoring position. Hernandez golfed the next pitch into centerfield for the game-winning run. Continue reading Big 12 Tournament Day 3 Recap→