The Big 12 Softball Tournament starts Thursday, May 12, 2022, from the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City.

The tournament debuts a new single-elimination format this season, and the Oklahoma Sooners will receive a first-round bye for winning the Big 12 regular season championship. OU will await the winner of 4 Iowa State and 5 Baylor.

Oklahoma finished the regular season with a 17-1 record in conference play.

Oklahoma State finished with the No. 2 seed in the tournament, as the Cowgirls finished 14-4 in the regular season.

The Big 12 Championship Game will be played Saturday, May 14 at 2 p.m.

Big 12 Softball Tournament 2022 Schedule & Results

First Round – Thursday, May 12

  • 12 p.m. Game 1: No. 4 Iowa State vs. No. 5 Baylor ESPNU
  • 3 p.m. Game 2: No. 2 Oklahoma State vs. No. 7 Kansas Big 12 Now on ESPN+
  • 6 p.m. Game 3: No. 3 Texas vs. No. 6 Texas Tech Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Semifinals – Friday, May 13

  • 1 p.m. Game 4: No. 1 Oklahoma vs. Game 1 Winner ESPNU
  • 4 p.m. Game 5: Game 2 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner Big 12 Now on ESPN+

Championship – Saturday, May 14

  • 2 p.m. Game 6: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner ESPN2

Big 12 Softball Tournament 2022 Bracket

The Big 12 Softball Tournament Bracket is below:

Big 12 Softball Tournament History

Who are the previous Big 12 Tournament Champions in recent years? Here are a list of the recent winners of the annual softball tournament:

  • 2021: Oklahoma Sooners
  • 2020: No tournament because of COVID-19
  • 2019: Canceled due to rain
  • 2018: Oklahoma Sooners
  • 2017: Oklahoma Sooners
  • 2011-2016: Tournament not held
  • 2010: Oklahoma Sooners
  • 2009: Missouri Tigers
  • 2008: Texas A&M Aggies
  • 2007: Oklahoma Sooners
  • 2006: Kansas Jayhawks
  • 2005: Texas Longhorns
  • 2004: Nebraska Cornhuskers
  • 2003: Texas Longhorns
  • 2002: Texas Longhorns
  • 2001: Oklahoma Sooners
  • 2000: Nebraska Cornhuskers