Big 12 releases men's basketball schedule; Missouri-Kansas game will be on conference's final weekend

Missouri will play host to Kansas in a Border War showdown to close the 2009-10 Big 12 men’s basketball regular season.

The game in Columbia on March 6 will be played on the final Saturday of the regular season and be nationally televised by CBS. The Big 12 Tournament will be on March 10-13 at Sprint Center in Kansas City.

Missouri and Kansas split regular-season games last season with each winning at home,

Other highlights from the schedule announced on Wednesday:

* Kansas State will play host to the Jayhawks on Jan. 30 on ESPN.

* On the first weekend, Jan. 9, Kansas State travels to Missouri for a game on ESPN2. On Jan. 10, a Sunday, Kansas visits Tennessee for a CBS game.