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1996-97 Big 12 Conference Season Summary

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Record: 222-147, .602 W-L% (2nd of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 10.23 (5th of 31) ▪ SOS: 6.74 (6th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Kansas
Tournament Champion: Kansas

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Colorado, Iowa State, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Iowa State, Kansas and Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Colorado, Iowa State and Kansas)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 KansasRT 15 1 .938 34 2 .944 84.8 66.1 26.6 7.9
2 Colorado 11 5 .688 22 10 .688 73.1 69.6 9.7 6.2
3 Texas 10 6 .625 18 12 .600 76.3 73.5 12.3 9.5
4 Iowa State 10 6 .625 22 9 .710 67.5 60.4 13.4 6.3
5 Texas Tech  10 6 .625 19 9 .679 80.1 74.3 12.5 6.7
6 Oklahoma 9 7 .563 19 11 .633 74.3 65.3 14.0 5.0
7 Nebraska  7 9 .438 18 15 .545 72.9 71.4 9.7 8.2
8 Oklahoma State  7 9 .438 17 15 .531 69.4 69.5 6.9 7.0
9 Baylor  6 10 .375 18 12 .600 71.0 69.6 4.4 3.0
10 Missouri  5 11 .313 16 17 .485 73.8 72.7 9.0 7.8
11 Texas A&M  3 13 .188 9 18 .333 65.0 68.2 2.4 5.7
12 Kansas State  3 13 .188 10 17 .370 64.0 69.9 1.8 7.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Kansas 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Iowa State 11 11 9 9 6 5 5 4 4 8 14 11 6 9 7 13 16 18
Colorado                     18 18 15 15 21 19 18 24
Texas 16 17 18 18 13 14 18 18 22 23 23 23            
Texas Tech         18 23 20 23 20 25 20 22 23 21        

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Colorado won (80-62) versus Indiana (East Regional)
Iowa State won (69-57) versus Illinois State (Midwest Regional)
Kansas won (78-64) versus Jackson State (Southeast Regional)
Oklahoma lost (80-67) versus Stanford (West Regional)
Texas won (71-58) versus Wisconsin (East Regional)

Second Round
Colorado lost (73-56) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Iowa State won (67-66) versus Cincinnati (Midwest Regional)
Kansas won (75-61) versus Purdue (Southeast Regional)
Texas won (82-81) versus Coppin State (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Iowa State lost (74-73) versus UCLA (Midwest Regional)
Kansas lost (85-82) versus Arizona (Southeast Regional)
Texas lost (78-63) versus Louisville (East Regional)