The Drive ep. 27, March 3, 2018
Kansas started the week off well beating Texas 80-70 on their senior night.
Svi Mykhailiuk had 17 points, Devonte Graham added 10 and 11 assists and Azubuike scored a game-high 20 points, making 10 of 11 shots. Kansas has now won 35 consecutive home finales.
Texas was without star player Mo Bamba due to a toe injury.
Kansas did not have as great of luck against Oklahoma State. KU already had first place and the title claimed but got beat by OSU, losing 82-64. This was the first time that KU has been swept while Bill Self has been coach. With all the rewards and records Kansas just didn't come in with that intensity to get the job done.
The Jayhawks will face the winner of the 8-9 game in the quarterfinals on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament.
TCU got their first 4 game winning streak since 1997 against K-State, winning 66-59. Dean Wade had 24 points, while Barry Brown had 17.
K-State was able to pull it together to clench a win in their last conference game this season against Baylor, winning 77-67. Dean Wade scored 25 points and Barry Brown scored 18. Each team had a 13-2 run at different points in the game, but the Wildcats were able to hold on for the win.
Devonte Graham and Dean Wade made the All Big 12 first team, while Svi Mykhailiuk and Barry Brown made second team. Brown also made defensive team. Udoka Azubuike made third team.
Bill Self shared coach of the year.
Graham got player of the year.
Malik Newman got newcomer of the year.