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Five Big 12 Teams Finish In The Top Ten In NCAA Outdoor Track & Field

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Texas A&M had won both the men’s and women’s NCAA Track and Field Championships for three year’s running coming into this year’s championship.

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Third was the best the Aggie men and women could do this year, but A&M still led all Big 12 teams participating in the 2012 NCAA Championship held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa..

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The big surprise was the fourth-place finish of the Kansas women, their highest finish ever in an NCAA outdoor meet. The Oklahoma women came in seventh overall.

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Texas finished second best among the Big 12 men’s teams and tied for ninth overall.

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Big 12 participants won five individual or relay titles and had 17 top-three finishes.

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Final Big 12 Team Results
Men
3. Texas A&M, 40 points
T9. Texas, 22 points
T18. Texas Tech, 16 points
T23. Kansas, Kansas State, 12 points
T40. Oklahoma, 6 points
T49. Baylor, Iowa State, 4 points
T56. Missouri, 3 points
T66. Oklahoma State, 1 point

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Women
3. Texas A&M, 38 points
T4. Kansas, 28 points
7. Oklahoma, 24 points
11. Texas, 20 points
T38. Iowa State, 7 points
T40. Missouri, 6 points
T50. Oklahoma State, 4 points
Texas Tech, 3 points
T60. Baylor, 2 points