The 2018 Big 12 men’s basketball tournament officially tips off next weekend as we prepare for March Madness to kick into full swing ahead of Selection Sunday on March 11.
This year, the Big 12 is loaded with talent, and a majority of the teams are still in the mix for a spot in the Big Dance.
Keenan Evans (Texas Tech), Devonte’ Graham (Kansas) and Trae Young (Oklahoma), three of the 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy, are among the standout players that will have fans on their feet at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
The top six teams in the conference will earn first-round byes. Currently, Kansas (No. 6), Texas Tech (No. 12) and West Virginia (No. 20) are ranked in the AP Top 25.
Every game will air across the ESPN family of networks throughout the tournament, with the championship game airing on ESPN. You can stream every game online through the WatchESPN app.
Here is all of the information you need to catch the 2018 Big 12 men’s basketball tournament from start to finish:
2018 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket
The full schedule for the 2018 Big 12 men’s basketball tournament can be seen below:
|First round: Wednesday, March 7|
|Game 1: No. 8 seed vs. No. 9 seed – 7 p.m. (ESPNU)|
|Game 2: No. 7 seed vs. No. 10 seed – 9 p.m. (ESPNU)|
|Quarterfinals: Thursday, March 8|
|Game 3: No. 4 seed vs. No. 5 seed – 12:30 p.m. (ESPN2)|
|Game 4: No. 1 seed vs. winner of Game 1 – 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2)|
|Game 5: No. 2 seed vs. winner of Game 2 – 7 p.m. (ESPNU)|
|Game 6: No. 3 seed vs. No. 6 Seed – 9 p.m. (ESPNU)|
|Semifinals: Friday, March 9|
|Game 7: Winner of Game 3 vs. winner of Game 4 – 7 p.m. (ESPN2)|
|Game 8: Winner of Game 5 vs. winner of Game 6 – 9 p.m. (ESPN2)|
|Championship: Saturday, March 10|
|TBD – 6 p.m. (ESPN)|