Sport Big 12 dominates what we are watching this weekend in college basketball

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With conference play in full swing midway through the month of January, two showdowns in the Big 12 Conference and one in the Big East highlight that games we are watching this weekend in college basketball.

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No. 2 West Virginia at No. 8 Texas Tech

Saturday, 2 p.m. ET, ESPN

The Big 12 is shaping up as the deepest conference in the country. If the Mountaineers can separate themselves further from the tough field with a road win, the next couple of months in Morgantown could be very interesting indeed. The Red Raiders sustained their first league loss at Oklahoma after an eye-opening victory at Kansas but are still among the conference’s pleasant surprises.

No. 16 TCU at No. 9 Oklahoma

Saturday, 1 p.m. ET, ESPNU

Speaking of pleasant surprises. ...  Everybody in Norman knew about Trae Young’s stellar high school career, but he rapidly played himself into the national player of the year conversation. He’ll look to keep it going against the Horned Frogs, who’ve run into some tough luck since being one of the last teams to taste defeat this season. TCU has now dropped three of its four conference games by a total of six points, including Wednesday night’s double-overtime setback at Texas when a last-second layup somehow rimmed out.

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No. 22 Creighton at No. 10 Xavier

Saturday, 2 p.m. ET, Fox

No team in the country is happier than the Musketeers to be coming home. That’s especially true of Xavier’s leading scorer Trevon Bluiett, who struggled mightily in losses at Providence and Villanova. The Blue Jays come into Cincinnati on a four-game winning streak.

Michigan at No. 4 Michigan State

Saturday, noon ET, Fox

Since a brief elevation to No. 1, the Spartans have been crunched by Ohio State then needed a late rally to escape Rutgers in overtime. The Wolverines get another opportunity for a resume builder after coming up just short against Purdue earlier in the week.

No. 19 Miami (Fla.) at No. 17 Clemson

Saturday, 3 p.m. ET, ESPNU

The Tigers are also glad to be home after a quick turnaround from their late Thursday contest at N.C. State. The Hurricanes, in action for the first time since Sunday’s home win against Florida State, should be better rested but still face a tough challenge on the road.

Brown, Wade star as Kansas State routs No. 4 Oklahoma 87-69

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Young's 27 lift No. 9 Oklahoma over No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65 .
Trae Young scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half to help No. 9 Oklahoma beat No. 8 Texas Tech 75-65 on Tuesday night. Young, a freshman point guard who leads the nation in scoring and assists, made just 1 of 12 shots in the first half. He drained 6 of 11 in the second to help the Sooners bounce back from a loss to No. 2 West Virginia on Saturday.BOX SCORE: OKLAHOMA 75, TEXAS TECH 65Young also had nine assists and four steals for Oklahoma (13-2, 3-1 Big 12), which won its 11th straight at home. Christian James had 15 points and Khadeem Lattin added 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks for the Sooners.

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