2006 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament

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2006 Big 12 Conference
Baseball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2006
Teams 8
Format Two four-team round-robin groups
Site AT&T Bricktown Ballpark
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Champions Kansas (1st title)
Winning coach Ritch Price (1st title)
MVP Matt Baty (Kansas)
Attendance 75,532
Big 12 Conference
Baseball Tournament
«2005  2007»
2006 Big 12 Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Texas y 19 7 0   .731     41 21 0   .661
Oklahoma State y 18 9 0   .667     41 20 0   .672
Nebraska y 17 10 0   .630     42 17 0   .712
Oklahoma y 17 10 0   .630     45 22 0   .672
Kansas y 13 14 0   .481     43 25 0   .632
Baylor y 13 14 0   .481     37 26 0   .587
Missouri y 12 15 0   .444     35 28 0   .556
Texas Tech 9 16 1   .365     31 26 1   .543
Kansas State 8 17 2   .333     31 20 2   .604
Texas A&M 6 20 1   .241     25 30 1   .455
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship
As of June 30, 2006[1]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2006 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament was held at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City, OK from May 24 through May 28. Kansas won their first tournament and earned the Big 12 Conference's automatic bid to the 2006 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. This was the first year that the tournament adopted a round-robin format, with the winners of two 4-team pools facing off in a championship game.

Regular season results[edit]

Team W L T Pct GB Seed
Texas 19 7 .731 -- 1
Oklahoma State 18 9 .667 1.5 2
Oklahoma 17 10 .630 2.5 3
Nebraska 17 10 .630 2.5 4
Baylor 13 14 .481 6.5 5
Kansas 13 14 .481 6.5 6
Missouri 12 15 .444 7.5 7
Texas Tech 9 16 1 .365 9.5 8
Kansas State 8 17 2 .333 10.5 --
Texas A&M 6 20 1 .241 13 --

Tournament[edit]

Division A UT NU BU TTU Overall
1 Texas 5-6 16-8 4-0 2-1
4 Nebraska 6-5 3-2 6-4 3-0
5 Baylor 8-16 2-3 5-3 1-2
8 Texas Tech 0-4 4-6 3-5 0-3
Division B OSU OU KU MU Overall
2 Oklahoma State 6-21 6-11 5-9 0-3
3 Oklahoma 21-6 2-7 0-11 1-2
6 Kansas 11-6 7-2 4-3 3-0
7 Missouri 9-5 11-0 3-4 2-1
  Finals
       
A  Nebraska 7
B  Kansas 9

All-Tournament team[edit]

Position Player School
1B Patrick Smart Texas Tech
2B Ryne Price Kansas
3B Erik Morrison Kansas
SS Beamer Weems Baylor
C Jeff Christy Nebraska
OF Matt Baty Kansas
OF Seth Fortenberry Baylor
OF Drew Stubbs Texas
DH Hunter Harris Texas
P Max Scherzer Missouri
P Kenn Kasparek Texas
P Brett Jensen Nebraska
MOP Matt Baty Kansas

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012 Baseball Media Guide. big12sports.com. p. 53. Retrieved December 8, 2012.