Although TCU probably anticipated playing in the NCAA Tournament at the start of the season, Raegan Pebley’s team isn’t done.
One thing wasn’t a surprise on Selection Monday and that was Baylor nabbing the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 overall seed in the Greensboro Region against No. 16 Abilene Christian Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in Waco, Texas.
MBB Selection Sunday Roundup: Houston, Tech earn No. 2 seeds, Abilene Christian makes first NCAA Tournament
The big story from Selection Sunday from a statewide perspective was perhaps more about who got left out (TCU) as opposed to who got in to the field of 64.
TCU’s snub from the NCAA Tournament was somewhat eyebrow raising, but not necessarily a shock.
Although Texas Tech already achieved history by becoming the first school not named Kansas to win the regular season Big XII title in 14 years, the Red Raiders can’t be happy with how they fared against a struggling West Virginia.
Kalani Brown's injury-riddled senior season might've cost her the Big XII Player of the Year accolade, but her 15 point per game and 7 rebounds per game effort, was enough to earn her another First-Team All-Conference selection along with fellow junior teammate Lauren Cox, who was named Defensive Player of the Year, and Texas junior Sug Sutton.
MBB All-Conference Awards: Robinson, Culver nab Player of the Year and Beard, Ogden named Coach of the Year
At the beginning of the year, Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver had a big weight on his shoulder taking up the scoring load for the departed Zhaire Smith.
Argyle head coach Chance Westmoreland said his team doesn’t talk about championship streaks, he learned his lesson at Brock some years back that that could add a lot of unwanted pressure.
Saturday had a theme of champions defending their crown. Martin’s Mill did so in Class 2A knocking off a gutsy Grapeland team, 60-56, to complete a perfect 38-0 season.