Big 12 Basketball Tournament Bracket, Schedule Released For 2024 Season

Mar 9, 2024, 9:36 PM | Updated: Mar 17, 2024, 1:05 am

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The 2024 Big 12 Tournament bracket will take place in Kansas City, Missouri. (Mitch Harper, KSL Sports)

(Mitch Harper, KSL Sports)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s a new era for the Big 12 basketball tournament.

For the first time in the league’s history, the Big 12 will hold a 14-team tournament.

The top four seeds will have byes until the Quarterfinal round.

Big 12 Tournament play begins on Tuesday, March 12 and goes until Saturday, March 16.

All of the action will take place at the T-Mobile Center in downtown Kansas City.

Houston won the regular season title

The No. 1 team in the country is in the Big 12 Conference. Newcomer Houston enters the Big 12 Tournament as the No. 1 seed after winning the outright league championship by two games.

Star guard Jamal Shead leads the Cougars.

How to watch the Big 12 Basketball Tournament

All of the action from the 2024 Big 12 men’s basketball tournament will be televised on an ESPN network.

ESPN’s premium streaming service, ESPN+, will air the first-round action and two games in the second round.

The rest of the games are on linear television ranging from ESPN, ESPN2, or ESPNU.


1. Houston Cougars (15-3 Big 12)

2. Iowa State Cyclones (13-5)

3. Baylor Bears (11-7)

4. Texas Tech Red Raiders (11-7)

5. BYU Cougars (10-8)

6. Kansas Jayhawks (10-8)

7. Texas Longhorns (9-9)

8. TCU Horned Frogs (9-9)

9. Oklahoma Sooners (8-10)

10. Kansas State Wildcats (8-10)

11. Cincinnati Bearcats (7-11)

12. UCF Knights (7-11)

13. Oklahoma State Cowboys

14. West Virginia Mountaineers (4-14)

2024 Big 12 Men’s Tournament Schedule

All tip times are listed in Mountain and Central Time Zones

First Round – Tuesday, March 12

Game 1: No. 12 UCF 77, No. 13 Oklahoma State 62

Game 2: No. 11 Cincinnati 90, No. 14 West Virginia 85

Second Round – Wednesday, March 13

Game 3: No. 5 BYU 87, No. 12 UCF 73

Game 4: No. 8 TCU 77, No. 9 Oklahoma 70

Game 5: No. 10 Kansas State 78, No. 7 Texas 74

Game 6: No. 11 Cincinnati 72, No. 6 Kansas 52

Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 14

Game 7: No. 4 Texas Tech 81, No. 5 BYU 67

Game 8: No. 1 Houston 60, No. 8 TCU 45

Game 9: No. 2 Iowa State 76, No. 10 Kansas State 57

Game 10: No. 3 Baylor 68, No. 11 Cincinnati 56

Semifinals – Friday, March 15

Game 11: No. 1 Houston 82, No. 4 Texas Tech 59

Game 12: No. 2 Iowa State 76, No. 3 Baylor 62

Championship – Saturday, March 16

Game 13: No. 2 Iowa State 69, No. 1 Houston 41

Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for and hosts the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (12–3 p.m.) on KSL Newsradio. Follow Mitch’s coverage of BYU in the Big 12 Conference on X: @Mitch_Harper.

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