The Cyclones' 89-76 win Saturday night at TCU locked in the pairings for the tournament that starts Wednesday in Kansas City.
No. 8 seed Kansas State and No. 9 seed TCU play the tournament opener Wednesday, with the winner facing the regular-season champion Jayhawks on Thursday. Iowa State plays its quarterfinal game against the winner of Wednesday night's game matching No. 7 seed Texas and No. 10 seed Texas Tech.
The championship game is Saturday.