2024 Big 12 Men’s Tournament Complete schedule, dates, TV times

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The 2024 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will tip off at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City on March 12 and conclude on March 16.

The winner of the tournament will get the conference’s automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament.

For the first time, the Big 12 Tournament will include 14 teams, as the league expanded with the additions of BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF. They will participate in the tournament for the first time.

 

Oklahoma and Texas will participate for the last time, as both teams will join the SEC next season. Texas is the defending men’s tournament champions and advanced to the Elite Eight of last year’s NCAA Tournament.

It was Texas’ second Big 12 Tournament title in three seasons.

What do you need to know to get ready? Heartland College Sports has all the details so you can prepare to plan to attend the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, or at the least watch it on television.

2024 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament Schedule

First Round : Tuesday, March 12

Game 1: No. 12 UCF vs. No. 13 Oklahoma State, 11:30 a.m. CT, Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Game 2: No. 11 Cincinnati vs. No. 14 West Virginia, 2 p.m. CT, Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Second Round: Wednesday, March 13

Game 3: No. 5 BYU vs. Game 1 Winner, 11:30 a.m. CT, ESPN/2

Game 4: No. 8 TCU vs. No. 9 Oklahoma, 2 p.m. CT, Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Game 5: No. 7 Texas vs. No. 10 Kansas State, 6 p.m. CT, Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Game 6: No. 6 Kansas vs. Game 2 Winner, 8:30 p.m. CT, ESPN2/U

Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 14

Game 7: No. 4 Texas Tech vs. Game 3 Winner, 11:30 a.m. CT, ESPN/2

Game 8: No. 1 Houston vs. Game 4 Winner, 2 p.m. CT, ESPN/2

Game 9: No. 2 Iowa State vs. Game 5 Winner, 6 p.m. CT, ESPN/2

Game 10: No. 3 Baylor vs. Game 6 Winner, 8:30 p.m. CT, ESPN/2

Semifinals: Friday, March 15

Game 11: Game 7 Winner vs. Game 8 Winner, 6 p.m. CT, ESPN/2

Game 12: Game 9 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner, 8:30 p.m. CT, ESPN/2

Championship: Saturday, March 16

Game 13: Game 11 Winner vs. Game 12 Winner, 5 p.m. CT, ESPN

 

Previous Big 12 Tournament Champions

1997    Kansas

1998    Kansas

1999    Kansas

2000    Iowa State

2001    Oklahoma

2002    Oklahoma

2003    Oklahoma

2004    Oklahoma State

2005    Oklahoma State

2006    Kansas

2007    Kansas

2008    Kansas

2009    Missouri

2010    Kansas

2011    Kansas

2012    Missouri

2013    Kansas

2014    Iowa State

2015    Iowa State

2016    Kansas

2017    Iowa State

2018    Kansas

2019    Iowa State

2020    Canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic

2021    Texas

2022    Kansas

2023    Texas