After a celebrated regular season, the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship has potential for excitement and the unexpected.
U freshman Chase Hanna is following in Woodland's footsteps. A Kansas native like Woodland, Hanna who is from Leawood, Kan., also starred in high school in both golf and basketball.
Kansas shortstop Chaley Brickey and Oklahoma catcher Whitney Eliis earned Big 12 Co-Player of the Week honors. Sooner right-handed pitcher, Kelsey Stevens claimed Pitcher of the Week. It is the first career weekly award for the three student-athletes.
Taylor Spears (Oklahoma), Charity Jones (Oklahoma), Beth Deal (West Virginia) and Kara Lovan (Oklahoma) have earned the Big 12 weekly gymnastics awards for competition from March 7 - March 9.
Be sure to check back each Tuesday and Friday during the 2014 conference campaign, as different announcers will give their take on all things Big 12 Men's Basketball.