2011–12 Big 12 men's basketball season

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2011–12 Big 12 Men's Basketball Season
League NCAA Division I
Sport Basketball
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) CBS, ESPN, FSN
NBA Draft
Top draft pick Thomas Robinson, Kansas
Picked by Sacramento Kings
Regular Season
2012 Big 12 Champions Kansas
Season MVP Thomas Robinson, Kansas
Tournament
Champions Missouri
Basketball seasons
← 10–11
12–13 →
2011–12 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Kansas 16 2   .889     32 7   .821
#3 Missouri 14 4   .778     30 5   .857
Iowa State 12 6   .667     22 10   .688
#9 Baylor 12 6   .667     30 8   .789
Kansas State 10 8   .556     22 10   .688
Texas 9 9   .500     20 13   .606
Oklahoma State 7 11   .389     15 18   .455
Oklahoma 5 13   .278     15 16   .484
Texas A&M 4 14   .222     14 18   .438
Texas Tech 1 17   .056     8 23   .258
2012 Big 12 Tournament winner
As of March 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Big 12 Conference men's basketball season began with practices on October 15, 2011 and ended with the Big 12 Tournament, won by Missouri on March 10, 2012 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

It was the first season in which 10 teams participated, since Colorado left for the Pac-12 and Nebraska joined the Big Ten. It was also the final season in this conference for Texas A&M and Missouri before they both joined the SEC for the 2012-13 season.

Pre-season polls and teams[edit]

Pre-Season Poll:

Big 12 Media[1]
1. Kansas (5)
Texas A&M (2)
3. Baylor (2)
4. Missouri (1)
5. Texas
6. Kansas State
7. Oklahoma State
8. Iowa State
9. Oklahoma
Texas Tech

Pre-Season All-Big 12 Teams

Big 12 Media[2] Big 12 Coaches
J'Covan Brown Texas
Marcus Denmon Missouri
Khris MiddletonTexas A&M
Perry Jones III Baylor
Thomas Robinson Kansas
  • Players in bold are choices for Big 12 Player of the Year

Rankings[edit]

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Baylor AP 12 11 9 7 6 6 6 6 4 3 6 6 6 6 9 13 9 12 9
C 12 12 10 8 7 7 7 7 5 3 7 6 6 6 10 14 10 11 10 8
Iowa State AP RV RV RV RV RV 25 RV
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Kansas AP 13 12 14 15 13 12 12 17 14 7 5 8 8 7 4 4 3 3 6
C 13 11 14 14 13 12 11 18 15 7 5 8 8 10 5 5 4 3 6 2
Kansas State AP RV RV 23 25 22 RV RV RV RV RV RV
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Missouri AP 25 24 21 13 10 10 9 8 7 5 2 4 4 4 3 3 7 5 3
C 25 25 21 13 10 8 8 8 6 5 2 4 4 4 3 3 8 5 3 11
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Texas AP RV RV RV
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Texas A&M AP 20 19 25 25 22 22 RV
C 19 18 24 RV 25 22 RV
Texas Tech AP
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Postseason[edit]

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First Round – Wednesday, March 7
1
1
6:00 PM
#8 Oklahoma vs #9 Texas A&M
Big 12 Network
18,972
2
8:30 PM
#7 Oklahoma State vs #10 Texas Tech
Big 12 Network
18,972
Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 8
2
3
11:30 AM
#4 Baylor vs #5 Kansas State
ESPN2
18,972
4
2:00 PM
#1 Kansas vs #9 Texas A&M
ESPN2
18,972
3
5
6:00 PM
#2 Missouri vs #7 Oklahoma State
Big 12 Network
18,972
6
8:30 PM
#3 Iowa State vs #6 Texas
Big 12 Network
18,972
Semifinals – Friday, March 9
4
7
6:30 PM
#1 Kansas vs. #4 Baylor
Big 12 Network & ESPNU
18,972
8
9:00 PM
#2 Missouri vs. #6 Texas
Big 12 Network & ESPNU
18,972
Championship Game – Saturday, March 10
5
9
5:00 PM
#4 Baylor vs. #2 Missouri
ESPN
19,006
*Game Times in CT. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

2012 NBA Draft[edit]

Main article: 2012 NBA Draft
The following current 1st, 2nd & 3rd team All-Big 12 performers were listed as seniors: Tyshawn Taylor, Marcus Denmon, Quincy Acy, Keiton Page, Scott Christopherson, Kim English[3] The deadline for entering the NBA draft is April 29, but once one has declared, the deadline for withdrawing the declaration and retaining NCAA eligibility is April 10.[4] The deadline for submitting information to the NBA Advisory Committee for a 72-hour response is April 3.[5]
The following Big 12 underclassmen have sought the advice of the NBA's undergraduate advisory committee to determine his draft prospects.
The following Big 12 underclassmen declared early for the 2011 draft: Royce White,[6] J'Covan Brown,[7] Thomas Robinson,[8] Perry Jones III,[9] Khris Middleton,[10] Quincy Miller[11]
The following Big 12 underclassmen entered their name in the draft but who did not hire agents and opted to return to college:
Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team School/club team
1 5 Robinson, ThomasThomas Robinson PF  United States Sacramento Kings Kansas (Jr.)
1 16 White, RoyceRoyce White PF  United States Houston Rockets (from New York)[a] Iowa St. (So.)
1 28 Jones III, PerryPerry Jones III PF  United States Oklahoma City Thunder Baylor (So.)
2 37 Acy, QuincyQuincy Acy PF  United States Toronto Raptors Baylor (Sr.)
2 38 Miller, QuincyQuincy Miller SF  United States Denver Nuggets (from Golden State via New York)[b] Baylor (Fr.)
2 39 Middleton, KhrisKhris Middleton SF  United States Detroit Pistons Texas A&M (Jr.)
2 41 Taylor, TyshawnTyshawn Taylor PG  United States Portland Trail Blazers (traded to Brooklyn)[A] Kansas (Sr.)
2 44 English, KimKim English SG  United States Detroit Pistons (from Houston)[c] Missouri (Sr.)
2 59 Denmon, MarcusMarcus Denmon PG  United States San Antonio Spurs Missouri (Sr.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kansas, A&M Picked To Win Men's Basketball Title
  2. ^ http://www.nbcactionnews.com/dpp/sports/college_sports/big_xii_coverage/preseason-all-big-12-men's-basketball-team-revealed
  3. ^ "2012 Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Men's Basketball Awards Announced". Big12Sports.com. 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  4. ^ Snyder, Mark (2012-03-21). "Michigan's Trey Burke inquiring about NBA draft status". USA Today. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  5. ^ Baumgardner, Nick (2012-03-22). "Michigan point guard Trey Burke 'has nothing to lose' by seeking advisory committe's [sic] opinion, NBA draft analyst says". AnnArbor.com. Retrieved 2012-03-23. 
  6. ^ "Iowa State's Royce White to go pro". ESPN. 2012-03-21. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  7. ^ "J'Covan Brown to enter draft". ESPN. 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  8. ^ "Thomas Robinson to enter draft". ESPN. 2012-04-08. Retrieved 2012-04-09. 
  9. ^ "Perry Jones III leaving to enter draft". ESPN. 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-04-09. 
  10. ^ "Khris Middleton declares for draft". ESPN. 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  11. ^ "Quincy Miller to declare for draft". ESPN. 2012-04-24. Retrieved 2012-04-24. 
  12. ^ "Knicks Acquire Seven-Time All-Star Tracy McGrady". Nba.com. 2010-02-19. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  13. ^ "Knicks Acquire Four-Time All-Star Carmelo Anthony". Nba.com. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  14. ^ "Knicks Acquire Randolph, Azubuike & Turiaf". Nba.com. 2010-07-09. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  15. ^ W's Lee trade involved two, not one, 2nd rd. picks
  16. ^ Nets Acquire Three in 2012 NBA Draft
  17. ^ Detroit Pistons Trade the Draft Rights of Chase Budinger to Houston Rockets in Exchange for a Future Second Round Draft Pick and Cash Considerations
  1. ^ The Brooklyn Nets acquired the draft rights to 41st pick Tyshawn Taylor from the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for cash considerations.[16]
  1. ^ On February 18, 2010, the Houston Rockets acquired Jordan Hill, Jared Jeffries, a future conditional first-round draft pick (the 16th pick) and the option to swap 2011 first-round draft picks from the New York Knicks in a three-team trade with the Knicks and the Sacramento Kings.[12]
  2. ^ On February 22, 2011, the Denver Nuggets acquired Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov, a 2014 first-round draft pick, Golden State Warriors' 2012 (the 38th pick) and 2013 second-round draft picks, the option to swap 2016 first-round draft picks and cash considerations from the New York Knicks in a three-team trade with the Knicks and the Minnesota Timberwolves.[13] Previously, on July 9, 2010, the Knicks acquired Anthony Randolph, Kelenna Azubuike, Ronny Turiaf and two second-round draft picks from the Warriors in exchange for David Lee.[14][15]
  3. ^ On June 25, 2009, the Detroit Pistons acquired a future conditional second-round draft pick (the 44th pick) and cash considerations from the Houston Rockets in exchange for the draft rights to Chase Budinger.[17]