2006 Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournament

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2006 Big 12 Conference
Baseball Tournament
Teams 8
Format Two four-team round-robin groups
Finals Site
Champions Kansas (1st title)
Winning coach Ritch Price (1st title)
MVP Matt Baty Kansas
Attendance 75,532
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 (PDF). big12sports.com. p. 53. Retrieved December 8, 2012.