No. 15 WVU to Face Kansas


By Austin Anderson for WVUsports.com
November 01, 2013 11:20 PM
IRVING, Texas - By clinching the regular season conference title for the second-consecutive season, West Virginia (13-3-2, 7-1) secured the No. 1 seed in next week’s Big 12 Championship.

The top eight teams based on conference results qualify for the postseason event that will take place in Kansas City, Nov. 6, 8 and 10 at Swope Soccer Village.

Riding a 15-game unbeaten streak, No. 12 Texas Tech (16-1-2, 6-0-2) will be the second seed while Texas (12-5-2, 5-2-1) is slated as the No. 3 seed.

The Iowa State Cyclones (9-8-2, 3-4-1) earned the fourth spot, while Baylor (10-5-3, 3-4-1) is the No. 5 seed. Oklahoma State secured the No. 6 seed with TCU garnering the seventh slot.

Kansas (7-10-2, 2-5-1) helped clinch its spot in the tournament with today’s victory over Oklahoma and will round out the field as the No. 8 seed.

The first two quarterfinal matches on Wednesday, Nov. 6, will feature Iowa State versus Baylor at 12:30 p.m. ET, and Texas against Oklahoma State at 3 p.m. West Virginia takes on Kansas at 6:30 p.m. for the third game of the day. The nightcap will be Texas Tech  against TCU at 9 p.m.

After Wednesday’s quarterfinal round, the event continues Friday, Nov. 8, with two semifinal contests before the championship match on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4:30 p.m. ET. The final match will be broadcast by FOX Sports 1, while the six matches leading up to it will be streamed live by the Big 12 Digital Network on Big12Sports.com.

For tickets to the 2013 Big 12 Soccer Championship visit Big12Sports.com.
2013 Big 12 Soccer Championship
Nov. 6, 8 & 10
Kansas City
Swope Soccer Village

Wednesday, Nov. 6
Game 1: No. 4 Iowa State vs. No. 5 Baylor 12:30 p.m.
Game 2: No. 3 Texas vs. No. 6 Oklahoma State 3:00 p.m.
Game 3: No. 1 West Virginia vs. No. 8 Kansas 6:30 p.m.
Game 4: No. 2 Texas Tech vs. No. 7 TCU 9:00 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 8
Game 5: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 3 6:30 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 4 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 10
Game 7: Big 12 Championship, Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6 (FS1) 4:30 p.m.
 
**All times ET**



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