Big 12 Baseball Pairings Set


Thursday, May 26th 2011, 12:25 pm
By: News On 6


Originally Published: May 22, 2011 11:22 PM CDT

Grant Belcher
Oklahoma Sports Staff Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY -- OU is a No. 3 seed for the Big 12 Championship this upcoming week and Oklahoma State is a No. 4 seed.

The Sooners will play the No. 6 seed Kansas State at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

OSU is returning to the Championship field for the first time since 2009. The Cowboys will play the fifth-seeded Baylor Bears at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

The Big 12 Championship is a two-division, double-elimination format. Seeds 1,4,5 and 8 are in a divison while seeds 2,3,6 and 7 make up the other division.

OU and OSU are in separate divisions, so there would be no potential Bedlam matchup until the championship game.

Single-session tickets go on sale Monday at 9 a.m.

Full schedule:

Wednesday, May 25
Game 1 No. 4 Oklahoma State vs. No. 5 Baylor 9:00 a.m.
Game 2 No. 1 Texas vs. No. 8 Missouri 12:30 p.m.
Game 3 No. 2 Texas A&M vs. No. 7 Texas Tech 4:00 p.m.
Game 4 No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 6 Kansas State 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 26
Game 5 Game 1 Loser vs. Game 2 Loser 9:00 a.m.
Game 6 Game 3 Loser vs. Game 4 Loser 12:30 p.m.
Game 7 Game 1 Winner vs. Game 2 Winner 4:00 p.m.
Game 8 Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 27
Game 9 Game 7 Loser vs. Game 5 Winner 3:15 p.m.
Game 10 Game 8 Loser vs. Game 6 Winner 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 28
Game 11 Game 7 Winner vs. Game 9 Winner 9:00 a.m.
Game 12 Game 8 Winner vs. Game 10 Winner 12:30 p.m.
Game 13 If necessary Game 7 Winner vs. Game 11 Winner 4:00 p.m.
Game 14 If necessary Game 8 Winner vs. Game 12 Winner 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 29
Game 15 Championship Game [FSN] 1:00 p.m.