Mar 8 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas State Wildcats guard Tasha Dickey (13) reacts against the Iowa State Cyclones during the first half of the quarterfinals of the 2012 Big 12 Tournament at Municipal Auditorium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-US PRESSWIRE
Both Kansas and Kansas State earned spots in the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament.
The Kansas State Wildcats earned a trip to the 2012 Women's NCAA Tournament as a No. 8 seed and will take on Princeton in first-round action. The Wildcats finished with a 19-13 record and were 9-9 in Big 12 Conference play. Kansas State lost in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament falling to undefeated Baylor. Princeton finished 24-4 and won the Ivy League's regular season and conference tournament titles. The Tigers last loss came on December 17 at Stanford. Princeton has won 17 games in a row.
The Kansas Jayhawks received a No. 11 seed in the tournament and will take on 6th-seeded Nebraska in the first-round. The Jayhawks went 19-12 and 8-10 in conference play. Kansas lost to Texas A&M in their quarterfinal matchup at the Big 12 Tournament. Nebraska enters the tournament sporting a 24-8 record. The Cornhuskers suffered a double overtime loss to Purdue in the Big 10 Conference Tournament.