Kansas-Kentucky is not only the headliner of the Big 12/SEC Challenge but arguably the most intriguing. We rank all the games in the January event.
2016 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/13W 107-61
- 11/16W 86-73
- 11/20W 103-62
- 11/23W 97-44
- 11/26W 67-59
- 11/27W 72-50
- 12/5W 87-54
- 12/810L 70-54
- 12/13W 100-58
- 12/17W 86-68
- 12/21W 84-59
- 12/30W 88-63
- 1/2W 87-83
- 1/4W 95-87
- 1/9W 77-60
- 1/121W 74-63
- 1/162L 70-68
- 1/20L 56-49
- 1/23W 80-76
- 1/26W 70-55
- 1/30L 88-71
- 2/213W 81-76
- 2/615W 80-69
- 2/96L 75-65
- 2/13W 73-42
- 2/1624L 85-78
- 2/203L 76-62
- 2/2217W 97-87
- 2/27W 70-56
- 3/2W 90-68
- 3/519W 69-58
- 3/10W 86-66
- 3/116W 69-67
- 3/121L 81-71
- 3/1814L 70-56
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Three Big 12 schools have hired new coaches since the season ended. Will the newcomers be able to shake up the conference's traditional pecking order?
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.
2017 Bracketology: No. 3 Seeds
- East: Xavier Musketeers
- West: Louisville Cardinals
- South: West Virginia Mountaineers
- Midwest: North Carolina Tar Heels
As usual, a few talented freshmen made the cut. But there are some familiar faces too. Which players are poised for breakout seasons in 2016-17?
Williams exit could be troublesome
The Mountaineers will still have most of their backcourt personnel in the mix no matter what forward Devin Williams decides to do. But losing a guy who grabs 15 percent of available offensive boards and 29 percent defensively would, obviously, hurt. Way-Too-Early Top 25
Weber State's Joel Bolomboy had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the West to an 89-85 win over the East in the NCAA All-Star game Friday.
Bob Huggins' system is the star in Morgantown, and West Virginia should again be among the Big 12's toughest outs.
Sparty's loss busted 8.1 million brackets
In the 2016 ESPN Tournament Challenge, 8.1 million entries picked Michigan State to advance to the Final Four.
Two huge moments that we'll remember
Stephen F. Austin's Thomas Walkup and Middle Tennessee's Reggie Upshaw both made big plays to seal huge upsets Friday, and they each celebrated in style. Insta-memories
No. 3 seeds from Big 12 have struggled
West Virginia became the fourth No. 3 seed from the Big 12 to lose in the round of 64 over the past two seasons.
Poor passing doomed West Virginia
Stephen F. Austin's tenacious defense deserves credit, but according to West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, his Mountaineers were exposed. "We can't pass," Huggins said. "But we haven't been able to pass all year." Brennan: Fatal flaws
Lumberjacks tie tournament record
Stephen F. Austin's 14-point win over West Virginia tied the NCAA tournament record for largest win by a No. 14 seed.
Stephen F. Austin joined the list of bracket busters as higher-seeded teams continue to struggle in the NCAA tournament.
'Walkup' to the line, please
Not only was Thomas Walkup hitting them from the line, but he was also knocking them down from just about anywhere from the field. He scored 25 of the Lumberjacks' 28 points in the second half. How's that for making a difference?
Stephen F. Austin tips the scales with win
Not only did Stephen F. Austin pull off the upset, but it also topped its predecessors on the way to glory. The Lumberjacks' 14-point win ties matches the largest ever by a 14-seed against a 3-seed.
Stephen F. Austin consistently broke West Virginia's pressure -- eventually breaking the Mountaineers' spirit.
West Virginia woes
Looking at the shot chart, you wouldn't guess this was West Virginia. Stephen F. Austin took control of the game earlier, and the Mountaineers couldn't recover, shooting 7-for-28 from the floor in the second half.
Thomas Walkup scored 33 points and 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin faced down West Virginia's full-court pressure with some of its own in-your-face defense, pulling off a rugged, 70-56 upset.
Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer
Remember when we were bummed about a really good Stephen F. Austin team getting stuck with a 14-seed and a matchup with West Virginia? We should have saved our condolences for the Mountaineers.
Stephen F. Austin cruises into 2nd round
The Lumberjacks forced 22 turnovers while improving to 21-0 for the calendar year. With 19 free throws, senior Thomas Walkup poured in a game-high 33 points. Box score
Walkup has Stephen F. Austin running
Thomas Walkup has 26 points and 8 rebounds and is a big reason why the Lumberjacks have a double-digit lead over the No. 3 seed. Follow live
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
West Virginia limiting its turnovers and fouls this half -- forcing Stephen F. Austin to play in the half-court. And it's been a struggle. Rushed passes and shots, forced 3-pointers. Mountaineers within four.
Lumberjacks defense overwhelming WVU
The Mountaineers have 15 turnovers early in the second half as the Lumberjacks have built a 10-point lead. Only 8.8% of ESPN Tournament Challenge entries had Stephen F. Austin winning. Follow live