2016–17 Big 12 Conference men's basketball season

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2016–17 Big 12 Men's Basketball Season
LeagueNCAA Division I
SportBasketball
Number of teams10
TV partner(s)CBS, ESPN, FSN
Regular Season
2017 Big 12 ChampionsKansas
Season MVPFrank Mason III
Top scorerFrank Mason III
Tournament
ChampionsIowa State
  Runners-upWest Virginia
Finals MVPMonte Morris
Basketball seasons
2016–17 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 3 Kansas 16 2   .889     31 5   .861
No. 13 West Virginia 12 6   .667     28 9   .757
No. 12 Baylor 12 6   .667     27 8   .771
Iowa State 12 6   .667     24 11   .686
Oklahoma State 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Kansas State 8 10   .444     21 14   .600
Texas Tech 6 12   .333     18 14   .563
TCU 6 12   .333     24 15   .615
Oklahoma 5 13   .278     11 20   .355
Texas 4 14   .222     11 22   .333
2017 Big 12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2016–17 Big 12 men's basketball season is the ongoing 21st season of basketball for the Big 12 Conference. Team practices began in October 2016, and were followed by the start of the regular season on November 11. Conference play began on December 30, 2016 and will conclude with the 2017 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament, beginning March 8, 2017 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. During the conference's non-conference schedule, Big 12 teams posted a win percentage of .822, the best non-conference win percentage of any conference in the nation.[2]

Preseason[edit]

Josh Jackson, Kansas
Andrew Jones, Texas

Tournaments[edit]

Team Tournament Finish
Baylor Battle 4 Atlantis Champions
Iowa State AdvoCare Invitational Runner-Up
Kansas CBE Hall of Fame Classic Champions
Kansas State Barclays Center Classic Runner-Up
Oklahoma Puerto Rico Tip-Off 3rd Place
Oklahoma State Maui Invitational 3rd Place
TCU Global Sports Classic Champions
Texas Legends Classic 4th Place
Texas Tech Cancún Challenge 3rd Place
West Virginia NIT Season Tip-Off Runner-Up

Head coaches[edit]

Note: Stats shown are before the beginning of the season. Overall and Big 12 records are from time at current school.

Team Head coach Previous job Seasons at school Overall record Big 12 record NCAA Tournaments NCAA Final Fours NCAA Championships
Baylor Scott Drew Valparaiso 14th 252–172 (.594) 95–121 (.440) 6 0 0
Iowa State Steve Prohm Murray State 2nd 25–12 (.676) 10–8 (.556) 1 0 0
Kansas Bill Self Illinois 14th 385–83 (.823) 179–39 (.821) 13 2 1
Kansas State Bruce Weber Illinois 5th 79–54 (.594) 37–35 (.514) 2 0 0
Oklahoma Lon Kruger UNLV 6th 111–57 (.661) 52–38 (.578) 4 1 0
Oklahoma State Brad Underwood Stephen F. Austin 1st 0–0 (–) 0–0 (–) 0 0 0
TCU Jamie Dixon Pittsburgh 1st 0–0 (–) 0–0 (–) 0 0 0
Texas Shaka Smart VCU 2nd 20–13 (.606) 11–7 (.611) 1 0 0
Texas Tech Chris Beard Little Rock 1st 0–0 (–) 0–0 (–) 0 0 0
West Virginia Bob Huggins Kansas State 10th 201–110 (.646) 39–33 (.542) 7 1 0

Rankings[edit]

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Baylor AP 20 9 4 4 4 4 2 1 6 5 2 6 4 9 11 9 12
C RV 11 6 5 6 4 3 1 6 5 3 8 4 9 11 10 11 12
Iowa State AP 24 20 21 19 25 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 24 23 16
C RV 23 22 21 25 RV RV RV RV RV 24 24 20 25
Kansas AP 3 7 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 1 1 3
C 2 8 6 5 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 2 3 3 3 1 1 3 4
Kansas State AP RV RV RV 25 RV RV RV
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TCU AP RV RV RV
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Texas AP 21 23 22
C 22 21 21 RV
Texas Tech AP
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West Virginia AP 20 19 19 25 15 12 11 11 7 10 7 18 7 13 9 12 10 11 13
C 18 19 17 19 16 13 12 12 7 9 8 18 12 14 12 13 10 11 12 11

Regular season[edit]

Conference matrix[edit]

  Baylor Iowa State Kansas Kansas State Oklahoma Oklahoma State TCU Texas Texas Tech West Virginia
vs. Baylor 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1
vs. Iowa State 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 2–0
vs. Kansas 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1
vs. Kansas State 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1
vs. Oklahoma 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1
vs. Oklahoma State 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1
vs. TCU 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0
vs. Texas 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–0
vs. Texas Tech 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1
vs. West Virginia 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–1
Total 12–6 12–6 16–2 8–10 5–13 9–9 6–12 4–14 6–12 12–6

Points scored[edit]

Team For Against Difference
Baylor 1230 1158 72
Iowa State 1408 1363 45
Kansas 1447 1345 102
Kansas State 1272 1326 -54
Oklahoma 1266 1330 -64
Oklahoma State 1435 1405 30
TCU 1243 1314 -71
Texas 1202 1314 -112
Texas Tech 1233 1304 -71
West Virginia 1416 1296 120

Schedules[edit]

Baylor[edit]

Iowa State[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Kansas State[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

Oklahoma State[edit]

TCU[edit]

Texas[edit]

Texas Tech[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Honors and awards[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

All-Big 12 awards and teams[edit]