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1987-88 Big Eight Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 160-102, .611 W-L% (3rd of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 12.36 (4th of 33) ▪ SOS: 8.93 (2nd of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Oklahoma
Conf. Tournament Champion: Oklahoma

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

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Kansas State and Oklahoma)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Oklahoma 12 2 .857 35 4 .897 102.9 81.0 29.5 7.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
2 Kansas State 11 3 .786 25 9 .735 74.8 69.1 15.8 10.1 NCAA Tournament
3 Kansas 9 5 .643 27 11 .711 73.8 68.9 15.7 10.8 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF; NCAA Champion
4 Missouri 7 7 .500 19 11 .633 86.7 78.0 17.8 9.1 NCAA Tournament
5 Iowa State 6 8 .429 20 12 .625 90.0 84.9 12.7 7.5 NCAA Tournament
6 Oklahoma State 4 10 .286 14 16 .467 73.3 74.5 6.6 7.8
7 Nebraska 4 10 .286 13 18 .419 70.0 75.4 1.5 6.8
8 Colorado 3 11 .214 7 21 .250 68.8 81.0 -0.6 11.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/1 3/8 Final
Oklahoma 19 18 16 14 12 10 8 3 11 10 7 4 4 4 4 4 4
Kansas State - - - - - - - - - - - 14 - - - - 20
Colorado - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa State - - - 20 16 16 17 14 10 12 16 - - - - - -
Kansas 7 16 18 17 18 17 18 16 16 - - - - - - - -
Missouri 8 8 9 16 17 - - - - - - - 15 15 - - -
Nebraska - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 11 Colorado 66 @ Oklahoma 99
Fri, Mar 11 Iowa State 80 @ Missouri 90
Fri, Mar 11 Kansas 74 @ Oklahoma State 58
Fri, Mar 11 Kansas State 75 @ Nebraska 70

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 12 Kansas 54 @ Kansas State 69
Sat, Mar 12 Oklahoma 102 @ Missouri 99

Final
Sun, Mar 13 Oklahoma 88 @ Kansas State 83

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Iowa State lost (90-78) versus Georgia Tech (East Regional)
Kansas won (85-72) versus Xavier (Midwest Regional)
Kansas State won (66-53) versus La Salle (Midwest Regional)
Missouri lost (87-80) versus Rhode Island (East Regional)
Oklahoma won (94-66) versus Chattanooga (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Kansas won (61-58) versus Murray State (Midwest Regional)
Kansas State won (66-58) versus DePaul (Midwest Regional)
Oklahoma won (107-87) versus Auburn (Southeast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Kansas won (77-64) versus Vanderbilt (Midwest Regional)
Kansas State won (73-70) versus Purdue (Midwest Regional)
Oklahoma won (108-98) versus Louisville (Southeast Regional)

Regional Final
Kansas won (71-58) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)
Kansas State lost (71-58) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)
Oklahoma won (78-59) versus Villanova (Southeast Regional)

National Semifinal
Kansas won (66-59) versus Duke
Oklahoma won (86-78) versus Arizona

National Final
Kansas won (83-79) versus Oklahoma
Oklahoma lost (83-79) versus Kansas