K-State’s Collin Klein poses for a portrait in Manhattan, Kansas on January 27, 2012.
Iowa State’s Bri Carlberg competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships at Mizzou Aquatics Center in Columbia, Missouri on February 25, 2012.
Baylor’s Brittney Griner and Texas A&M’s Karla Gilbert tip off the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship game at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri on March 10, 2012.
Concordia’s Dakota Downs lays up a shot against Oklahoma Baptist’s Desmond Griffin during the NAIA D1 Men’s Basketball National Championship in Kansas City, Missouri on March 20, 2012.
The K-State rowing team throws their coxswains into the water after defeating Kansas in the Sunflower Showdown at Wyandotte Lake in Kansas City, Kansas on April 7, 2012.
The Kansas baseball team waits for Zac Elgie at home plate after he hit a walk-off home run in the 11th inning against K-State at Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence, Kansas in April 25, 2012.
Iowa State’s Punpaka Phuntumabamrung loses her cap in 40 mph winds during the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship at Lawrence Country Club in Lawrence, Kansas on April 27, 2012.
K-State’s Blair DeBord is upended by Baylor’s Cal Towey during the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 23, 2012.
K-State’s head coach Bill Snyder looks over his notes in the tunnel before taking the field against Missouri State at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas on September 1, 2012.
K-State’s Petra Niedermayerova peers over the net while waiting for a serve from her doubles partner, Karla Bonacic, against Abilene Christian University during the KU Invitational at the Jayhawk Tennis Center in Lawrence, Kansas on September 21, 2012.
Here are my ten favorite sports images from 2012. Happy New Year to everyone.