Texas nipped Texas Tech 67-66 last night in the Big 12 Tournament to advance to the semifinals tonight. The Longhorns will play Kansas in the semis.
Top-seeded Baylor held on for a 74-68 win over Kansas State. MaCio Teague scored 24 points and Davion Mitchell 23 for Baylor, which improves to 22-and-1 and will play Oklahoma State in the semifinals tonight.
Elsewhere in college basketball, UTSA lost to Western Kentucky 80-67, while North Texas beat Old Dominion 61-55 in the Conference USA Tourney quarterfinals in Frisco, Texas. UAB eliminated Rice 73-60. Third-seeded Texas Southern defeated Alcorn State 78-55 in the SWAC Tournament in Birmingham. TSU will face Jackson State and top-seeded Prairie View will meet Grambling State in the semis today.
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