WVU earns No. 3 seed for Big 12 baseball tournament
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia will make its debut in the Big 12 Conference baseball tournament Wednesday against No. 6 seed Kansas. First pitch is slated for 5 p.m. at Chicksaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City, Okla.
The Mountaineers earned the No. 3 seed after being picked to finish last in the league's preseason poll.
Wednesday's first game sees No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 5 Baylor at 10 a.m. Top seed Kansas State meets No. 8 Texas at 1:30 and No. 2 Oklahoma State closes out the opening round against No. 7 TCU at 8:30.
If the Mountaineers win Wednesday, they will take on the OSU-TCU winner at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. If WVU loses to Kansas, it will play at 1:30 p.m. Thursday against the Cowboys-Horned Frogs loser.