Yakuba Sima took advantage of the inside space where Azubuike usually roams, and Carroll's 3-point barrage gave Oklahoma State an early 10-point lead. This will be the Wildcats sixth time in the Big 12 semifinals.
TCU is expected to be selected to the Tournament on Sunday.
He was the Yellowjackets coach in 2004 when Georgia Tech and Oklahoma State met in the Final Four in San Antonio.
Coming off a career-high 30-point outing a day earlier, Newman's shooting touch was still locked in Friday as the Jackson, Mississippi product connected on eight of his 14 shots from the field.
Virginia reaches final • Kyle Guy scored 15 points and No. 1 Virginia advanced to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game with a 64-58 victory over No. 19 Clemson in NY.
North Carolina: The Tar Heels scored 49 points in a road loss to Virginia on January 6.
Although Self said he was not complaining about the result, it was crystal clear, both through his words and those of the Kansas players scattered throughout the KU locker room, that a similar showing on Saturday would not lead to the same result. They will play the victor of the Texas Tech and West Virginia game and will tip at 6 p.m. and can be viewed on ESPN2.
No. 7 Texas vs.
Texas Tech is tough. Svi Mykhailiuk led all scorers with 22 points as KU held the Wildcats to 32 percent shooting and claimed its second victory over its in-state rival this season.
The Wildcats can probably lock themselves into a bid now, if they hadn't already. They shot just 20 percent from three-point range. Smith and Solomon added 14 and 10 points, respectively. Sneed would later finish with 13 points, marking the 19th time this year Sneed has scored in double digits.
Following their 79-75 regular season ending win over TCU, the Red Raiders took a 73-69 win over Texas in their Big 12 tournament quarterfinals game Thursday night. Current head coach Chris Beard was an assistant with the team that year. The West Virginia offense should continue to shine while its defense does enough to keep the Red Raiders at bay.
Wade wasn't in the lineup because of a foot injury, while Brown was forced to leave minutes into the first half after he was hit in the face.
On paper, a Texas State team that snapped a nine-game losing streak against Coastal Carolina on Friday is facing the 26-5 Ragin' Cajuns, but the Bobcarts have played teams close. Defensively, Kansas yields 71.2 points per game against the opposing teams.
Before you pick a side in this game, listen to what SportsLine expert Kenny White has to say.
With a one-point lead with only one-minute remaining, Mawien scored on a lay-in that was ruled basket interference, after a TCU defender interfered inside the cylinder of the rim. At 21-11, the Horned Frogs are considered a lock to make the tournament for the first time in 20 years.
Pinson had seven of North Carolina's 24 assists on 28 field goals as the Tar Heels cut up Duke's zone most of the night. WVU senior point guard Jevon Carter said of the biggest challenges when facing Baylor. As a team, Oklahoma was poor in multiple areas, going 9-of-27 from behind the 3-point line and getting out-rebounded 53-27.