2002 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament

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2002 Big 12 Conference
Baseball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2002
Teams 8
Format Double elimination
Site Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Arlington, Texas
Champions Texas (1st title)
Winning coach Augie Garrido (1st title)
MVP Dustin Majewski (Texas)
Attendance 150,196
Big 12 Conference
Baseball Tournament
«2001  2003»
2002 Big 12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Texas y 19 8   .704     57 15   .792
#8 Nebraska y 16 11   .593     47 21   .691
#24 Texas Tech y 16 11   .593     42 20   .677
Oklahoma y 15 12   .556     35 27   .565
Oklahoma State 13 13   .500     37 21   .638
Kansas State 13 13   .500     30 25   .545
Baylor y 13 13   .500     36 26   .581
Texas A&M 13 14   .481     35 24   .593
Missouri 9 16   .360     24 29   .453
Kansas 5 21   .192     22 29   .431
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 2002[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2002 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament was for the first time held at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington, TX from May 22nd through May 26th. Texas won their first tournament and earned the Big 12 Conference's automatic bid to the 2002 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The tournament mirrored the format of the College World Series, with two 4-team double-elimination brackets and a final championship game. 2002 set an NCAA record for attendance at a conference tournament, with 150,196 people attending the 5-day event.

Regular Season Results[edit]

Team W L Pct GB Seed
Texas 19 8 .667 -- 1
Nebraska 16 11 .593 3 2
Texas Tech 16 11 .593 3 3
Oklahoma 15 12 .556 4 4
Oklahoma State 13 13 .500 5.5 5
Kansas State 13 13 .500 5.5 6
Baylor 13 13 .500 5.5 7
Texas A&M 13 14 .481 6 8
Missouri 9 16 .360 9 --
Kansas 5 21 .192 13.5 --

Tournament[edit]

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                       
3  Texas Tech 5  
6  Kansas State 4  
  3  Texas Tech 8  
  2  Nebraska 12  
2  Nebraska 11
7  Baylor 9  
  2  Nebraska 8 -  
  6  Kansas State 7 -  
6  Kansas State 6  
7  Baylor 2  
  6  Kansas State 7
  3  Texas Tech 6  
  2  Nebraska 6*
  1  Texas 9*
4  Oklahoma 11  
5  Oklahoma State 3  
  4  Oklahoma 9
  8  Texas A&M 1  
8  Texas A&M 8
1  Texas 4  
  4  Oklahoma 1 5
  1  Texas 2 8  
5  Oklahoma State 6  
1  Texas 8  
  1  Texas 9
  8  Texas A&M 4  
  • * indicates extra-inning game.
  • Kansas and Missouri did not make the tournament.

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Position Player School
1B Jeff Ontiveros Texas
2B Will Bolt Nebraska
3B Jake Brown Texas Tech
SS Osmar Castillo Kansas State
C John Grose Nebraska
OF Dustin Majewski Texas
OF Jason Fransz Oklahoma
OF Pat Maloney Kansas State
DH J.D. Reininger Texas
UT Ty Soto Kansas State
P Ray Clark Texas
P Mark Roberts Oklahoma
P Huston Street Texas
MOP Dustin Majewski Texas

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2013 Big 12 Baseball Media Guide. Big 12 Conference. p. 53. Retrieved May 17, 2013.