Texas A&M coach Gary Blair and OU coach Sherri Coale agree there's no better preparation for the NCAA tournament than playing in the Big 12. Now, if they can only avoid UConn and the Dayton Regional.
Kelsey Griffin scored 19 points, with a school-record 17 coming from the free-throw line, and pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds to lead unbeaten and third-ranked Nebraska to a 67-51 victory over Missouri on Saturday night.
Kelsey Griffin had 30 points and 13 rebounds, Cory Montgomery added a season-high 24 points and Nebraska clinched its first Big 12 title by pulling away from Oklahoma for an 80-64 victory.
Senior Vonnie Turner, a Nebraska native, discussed Nebraska's first Big 12 regular-season championship.
In Connie Yori's first season at Nebraska in 2003, the Huskers won one league game. On Wednesday, they won their first Big 12 title.
Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey-Robertson, fresh from leading the Bears to their first conference title in school history, was named Big 12 coach of the year on Friday.
Tiffany Jackson scored 19 points and No. 17 Texas stayed alive in the chase for the Big 12 title with an 83-53 rout of Nebraska on Wednesday night.