No. 11 Kansas withdrew from the Big 12 Tournament on Friday after a positive COVID-19 test within the men's basketball program, sending No. 13 Texas into the championship game against No. 2 Baylor or No. 12 Oklahoma State.
The Jayhawks learned earlier this week they would be without center David McCormack and backup forward Tristan Enaruna due to COVID-19 protocols.
They managed to beat No. 25 Oklahoma 69-62 in the quarterfinals without them.
Kansas had gone the entire season without an outbreak that caused it to cancel or postpone a game.
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It's unclear whether the positive test came from a player or staff member.
Kansas would need to return seven consecutive days of negative tests that produce at least five eligible players to participate in the first round of the NCAA Tournament