Kansas State: Rodriguez, 5-11 Soph. G; Martavious Irving, 6-1 Sr. G; Rodney McGruder, 6-4 Sr. G; Shane Southwell, 6-6 Jr. G/F; Jordan Henriquez, 6-11 Sr. F. (Kansas State game notes: http://bit.ly/WJl0N2)
Texas: Myck Kabongo, 6-1 Soph. G; Demarcus Holland, 6-2 Fr. G; Ioannis Papapetrou, 6-8 Fr. F; Jonathan Holmes, 6-7 Soph. F; Connor Lammert, 6-9 Fr. F. (Texas Round 1 game notes: http://bit.ly/WJlu5Q)
The Wildcats' conference title was their first since 1977.
Kansas State joins Oklahoma and Texas as Big 12 schools to win the football and men's basketball regular-season titles in the same school year.
The 25 victories are the most in the regular season in school history.
Four of K-State's six losses have come to teams ranked No. 1 during the season.
Martavious Irving has started the last two games in place of Will Spradling, who is battling a chest injury.
Rodney McGruder has started 98 consecutive games and he's the only All-Big 12 first-teamer to also be named first-team all-academic.
Texas comes off a 70-57 victory Wednesday night in the first round of the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City.
Texas improves to 22-16 in its 17th appearance in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship, including a 14-11 mark in games played in Kansas City, Mo. The Longhorns are 16-4 in the First and Quarterfinal rounds of the Championship.
The Longhorns are on a three-game winning streak for the first time since late November and early December this season.
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