Fresh off the fastest relay-start 200 free in history, Townley Haas will look to defend his NCAA title in the 500 free, battling top-seeded Felix Auboeck for position this morning. The two should swim in the same prelims heat.
NC State, Texas and Cal have almost endless options for 400 medley relay lineups tonight. We try to puzzle out the options between sessions.
The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.
With the first non-Dressel champion to be crowned in the 50 free since 2014, it is almost anyone’s game to fill the shoes.
Indiana’s Vini Lanza is a safe enough bet to win this race. (Not that you should be gambling on swimming.)
A Dressel-less field leaves a wide-open race for the top of the podium in the 100 free.
With no Caeleb Dressel setting the pace, the early lead (and resulting clean water) is up for grabs in the 200 free relay.
Indiana looks just as strong as last year in this event, and they will be gunning for their 2nd-straight win.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
Texas’ Sam Pomajevich will try and lock down his NCAA invite status in the men’s 200 fly on Saturday.
Texas freshman Alex Zettle had the best swim in prelims on Thursday at the Big 12 Championships. Will he beat Townley Haas for the title in finals? Or will the defending NCAA Champion find some extra speed for the evening session?
The 50 free on Thursday should include Texas senior Tate Jackson, who ranks 2nd nationally in the event this season.
The 2019 Big 12 Championship begin tonight with the 200 medley relay, men’s 1m diving, and the 800 free relays.
While a small conference, the Big 12 men’s championship is always an exciting look into what the Texas Longhorns will do at the NCAAs.