Kansas Wins Big 12 Tournament Title, Currently +240 to Make the Final Four


Mar 13, 2022

Kansas defeated Texas Tech on Saturday to win the Big 12 Tournament, their 12th conference tournament title and fourth in ten seasons.

It was a gamely championship for about 30 minutes until the Jayhawks separated themselves. Kansas saw double-figures from five different players and were able to pull away in the final ten minutes to cruise to a 74-65 victory.

Kansas currently sits at +240 to make the Final Four on the FanDuel Sportbook. With their impressive run through the Big 12 Tournament, the Jayhawks will likely be a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

This team can give it to you in all sorts of ways on the offensive end. The team’s centerpiece, Ochai Agbaji, is a National Player of the Year candidate who averages nearly 20 points per game and can score at all three levels. David McCormack is a brute force in the paint that has the third-highest offensive rebounding percentage in the nation. Add in the second and third-option wings of Christian Braun and Jalen Wilson, and Kansas can hurt you in so many different ways.

The Jayhawks have a player that you can rely on in big spots in Agbaji, and there are plenty who can step up if he has an off-night. It’s not over-reliance but a luxury to have a player of Agbaji’s caliber. They have the sixth-ranked offense in the nation per KenPom, and if they can put together even a decent defensive performance for 40 minutes, the ceiling is a national championship.

You can also bet Kansas to be this year’s national champion at +1200 on the FanDuel Sportsbook. They currently have the second-shortest odds of any Big 12 team, only trailing the Baylor Bears.

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