Big 12 Baseball Week Review - Week Ending April 23rd

Big 12 Baseball Week Review (Week ending Monday, April 23rd)

Overall Big 12 win-loss records are updated on the left sidebar. Win-loss for the week is included below.

Not a lot extra this week - my allergies have kicked in full bore and I am mostly stoned out of my head with allergy meds until I figure out which ones work. It's not a pleasant feeling, I assure you.
Big 12 Rankings this Week
USA Today/ ESPN Coaches' Poll: Texas, 4th; Oklahoma State, 15th; Texas A&M, 16th
Baseball America Top 25: Texas, 5th; Oklahoma State, 12th; , Texas A&M, 18th
Collegiate Baseball Top 25: Texas, 9th; Oklahoma State 13th;Texas A&M, 22nd

Big 12 Weekly Awards
Kyle Russell, Texas - Player of the Week
Tony Watson, Nebraska - Pitcher of the Week
This was the third honor for Watson, the second for Russell.

Baylor 1-2 Fri., Apr. 20 Missouri 11, Baylor 4
Sat., Apr. 21 Missouri 14, Baylor 11
Sun., Apr. 22 Baylor 8, Missouri 3>

Baylor has Texas State (RPI:72), and Prairie View A&M (RPI: 220) mid-week, then plays the Aggies in conference play next weekend.

Kansas 2-3 Wed., Apr. 18 Wichita State 2, Kansas 1
Fri., Apr. 20 Texas Tech 1, Kansas 0
Sat., Apr. 21 Texas Tech 3, Kansas 1
Sun., Apr. 22 Kansas 8, Texas Tech 1

Kansas heads to Norman next week to take on the Sooners in conference play.

Kansas State 1-3 Wed., Apr. 18 Kansas State 13, Central Chrisitian 7
Fri., Apr. 20 Kansas State 10, Oklahoma 6
Sat., Apr. 21 Oklahoma 20, Kansas State 9
Sun., Apr. 22 Oklahoma 12, Kansas State 4

The Wildcats give up 20 runs on Saturday. 20 to a conference team. Ouch!

Kansas State plays Wichita State (RPI:10) mid-week, then heads to Lincoln to take on the Cornhuskers next weekend.

Missouri 3-1 Tue., Apr. 17 Missouri 3, Missouri State 1
Fri., Apr. 20 Missouri 11, Baylor 4
Sat., Apr. 21 Missouri 14, Baylor 11
Sun., Apr. 22 Baylor 8, Missouri 3

Mizzou wins another Big 12 series, having lost only one this season.

Mizzou gets Kansas mid-week, then host the Texas Tech Red Raiders next weekend.

Nebraska 1-3 Tue., Apr. 17 Creighton 2, Nebraska 1
Fri., Apr. 20 Nebraska 7, Texas 0
Sat., Apr. 21 Texas 8, Nebraska 4
Sun., Apr. 22 Texas 6, Nebraska 2

Not a good week for the Huskers, losing to rival Creighton mid-week, then losing a series to the Longhorns at home. Friday night started out with Tony Watson dominating the 'Horns, but the Huskers couldn't put together another win to take the series.

North Dakota State (RPI:271) comes to Lincoln mid-week, then the Kansas State Wildcats for conference play next weekend.

Oklahoma 2-2 Tue., Apr. 17 TCU 11, Oklahoma 4
Fri., Apr. 20 Kansas State 10, Oklahoma 6
Sat., Apr. 21 Oklahoma 20, Kansas State 9
Sun., Apr. 22 Oklahoma 12, Kansas State 4

Oklahoma goes to Texas-Arlington (RPI:175) mid-week, then hosts lowly Kansas next weekend.

Oklahoma State 4-1 Wed., Apr. 18 Oklahoma State 7, Arkansas - Pine Bluff 2
Wed., Apr. 18 Oklahoma State 12, Arkansas - Pine Bluff 3
Fri., Apr. 20 Texas A&M 4, Oklahoma State 2
Sat., Apr. 21 Oklahoma State 6, Texas A&M 4
Sun., Apr. 22 Oklahoma State 12, Texas A&M 11

Oral Roberts (RPI: 57) visits Stillwater mid-week, then the Cowboys take on Texas at home next weekend.

Texas 2-2 Tue., Apr. 17 Rice 7, Texas 4
Fri., Apr. 20 Nebraska 7, Texas 0
Sat., Apr. 21 Texas 8, Nebraska 4
Sun., Apr. 22 Texas 6, Nebraska 2

Texas has won all six of their conference series this year. They have a darned good team. Check out Brett Lewis' recollection of his trip to Lincoln.

Texas has UT-Pan American (RPI:207) at home mid-week, then travels to Stillwater to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys next weekend.

Texas A&M 2-2 Tue., Apr. 17 Texas A&M 8, Houston 3
Fri., Apr. 20 Texas A&M 4, Oklahoma State 2
Sat., Apr. 21 Oklahoma State 6, Texas A&M 4
Sun., Apr. 22 Oklahoma State 12, Texas A&M 11

The Aggies lose a series to Oklahoma State by the thinnest of margins. Two games in a row the Cowboys score in the ninth inning to win.

Stephen F. Austin (RPI:113) comes to College Station mid-week, then the Aggies play a series with Baylor next weekend.

Texas Tech 3-1 Fri., Apr. 20 Texas Tech 1, Kansas 0
Sat., Apr. 21 Texas Tech 3, Kansas 1
Sun., Apr. 22 Kansas 8, Texas Tech 1
Mon., Apr. 23 Texas Tech 9, College of the Southwest 3

Tech travels to Houston to take on TCU (RPI:52) mid-week, then heads to Missouri next weekend for Big 12 play.

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