KU Clinches Big 12 Title In Overtime Win
In dramatic fashion, the Kansas Jayhawks clinched their 11th straight men’s basketball title in the Big 12 Wednesday.
At one point in the game, the ninth-ranked Jayhawks trailed 20th-ranked West Virginia by 18, but KU came back in the second half and forced overtime before pulling out the victory 76-69.
West Virginia played without two starters, but coach Bob Huggins was irked when asked about them.
“I’m not worried about those two guys. If they play, they play. If they don’t play, they don’t play,” Huggins said.
The Jayhawks finish the regular season at Oklahoma this Saturday, then enter next week’s Big 12 tournament in Kansas City as the No. 1 seed.