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Baylor (34-19, 12-12) will be the No. 5 seed for the Big 12 tournament event and will play fourth-seeded West Virginia (32-22, 12-12) in the event's first game at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Oklahoma City.

Staff photo — Rod Aydelotte, file

The field has been set for the Big 12 baseball tournament, and the Baylor Bears will try to catch the worm as the early bird.

Baylor (34-19, 12-12) will be the No. 5 seed for the event and will play fourth-seeded West Virginia (32-22, 12-12) in the tournament’s first game at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.

Other first-day games include No. 1 Texas Tech, which shared the Big 12 title with TCU, against No. 8 Oklahoma State at 12:30 p.m., No. 2 TCU vs. No. 7 Kansas at 4 p.m. and No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 6 Texas at 7:30 p.m.

The double-elimination tournament will continue through Sunday. Baylor will be trying to win its first Big 12 tournament.


Full schedule

Big 12 Baseball Championship

at Bricktown Ballpark, Oklahoma City

Wednesday

Game 1 — No. 4 West Virginia vs No. 5 Baylor, 9 a.m.

Game 2 — No. 1 Texas Tech vs No. 8 Oklahoma State, 12:30 p.m.

Game 3 — No. 2 TCU vs No. 7 Kansas, 4 p.m.

Game 4 — No. 3 Oklahoma vs No. 6 Texas, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday

Game 5 — G1 loser vs G2 loser, 9 a.m.

Game 6 — G3 loser vs G4 loser, 12:30 p.m.

Game 7 — G1 winner vs G2 winner, 4 p.m.

Game 8 — G3 winner vs G4 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Friday

Game 9 — G5 winner vs G7 loser, 3:15 p.m.

Game 10 — G6 winner vs G8 loser, 7 p.m.

Saturday

Game 11 — G7 winner vs G9 winner, 9 a.m.

Game 12 — G8 winner vs G10 winner, 12:30 p.m.

Game 13 (if necessary) — G9 winner vs G11 loser, 4 p.m.

Game 14 (if necessary) — G10 winner vs G12 loser, 4 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.

Sunday

Championship game — 1 p.m.

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