The Tigers (30-4), who led from start to finish, will head off to the Southeastern Conference next year savoring a title in coach Frank Haith’s first season in charge.
English wound up 29 of 40 from the field in the tournament, and was named the most valuable player. Michael Dixon added 17 points, and Ricardo Ratliffe and Marcus Denmon finished with 15 each.
Perry Jones III led Baylor (27-7) with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
NO. 7 OHIO STATE 77, NO. 10 MICHIGAN 55
In Indianapolis, Jared Sullinger scored 24 points to help Ohio State (27-6) defeat Michigan (24-9) in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
Deshaun Thomas scored 22 points and William Buford added 10 for the third-seeded Buckeyes.
Tim Hardaway Jr., led No. 2 seed Michigan with 13 points.
NO. 8 MICHIGAN STATE 65, NO. 14 WISCONSIN 52
In Indianapolis, Draymond Green had 14 points and 16 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.
It’s the first time the Spartans (26-7) will play for the league’s postseason title since 2000.
Wisconsin (24-9) was led by Jordan Taylor with 19 points.
MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIP
NEW MEXICO 68, NO. 18 SAN DIEGO STATE 59
In Las Vegas, Tony Snell made four 3-pointers in the first half and finished with 14 points, and Drew Gordon had 12 points and 12 rebounds as New Mexico (27-6) overpowered top-seeded San Diego State (26-7) to win the Mountain West Conference Tournament championship.
Coach Steve Alford’s Lobos are headed to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three seasons.
BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP
LOUISVILLE 50, CINCINNATI 44
In New York, Chris Smith scored 15 points and Louisville (26-9 withstood a closing run by Cincinnati (24-10) for a victory that gave the Cardinals their second Big East Tournament championship.
CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIP
MEMPHIS 83, MARSHALL 57
In Memphis, Joe Jackson led five players in double figures with 19 points and the top-seeded Tigers (26-8) won their sixth Conference USA Tournament championship by beating Marshall (21-13) to grab the league’s automatic NCAA Tournament berth.
COLORADO 53, ARIZONA 51
In Los Angeles, Spencer Dinwiddie scored 14 points and Colorado (23-11) upset Arizona (23-11) to win the league’s tournament championship and earn the school’s first NCAA Tournament bid since 2003.
AMERICA EAST CHAMPIONSHIP
VERMONT 51, STONY BROOK 43
In Stony Brook, N.Y., Four McGlynn had 14 points and Vermont (22-11), despite scoring just five points over the final 9½ minutes, held off Stony Brook (22-8) to win the America East Tournament and earn their fifth NCAA Tournament bid.
OHIO 64, AKRON 63
In Cleveland, D.J. Cooper scored 23 points and Ohio (27-7) edged Akron (22-11) in the championship of the Mid-American Conference Tournament to get the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three years.
NORFOLK STATE 73, BETHUNE-COOKMAN 70
In Winston-Salem, N.C., Kyle O’Quinn scored 18 points and Norfolk State (25-9) held on to beat Bethune-Cookman (18-17) for its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title and first NCAA Tournament berth.
LAMAR 70, MCNEESE STATE 49
In Katy, Texas, Mike James scored 26 points, Devon Lamb added 12 and Lamar (23-11) defeated McNeese State(17-15) in the Southland Conference Tournament championship, sending Pat Knight into the NCAA Tournament for the first time as a head coach.
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 71, TEXAS SOUTHERN 69
In Garland, Texas, Kevin Burwell scored 19 points and Mississippi Valley State (21-12) won the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament and earned an automatic NCAA bid, holding off Texas Southern (15-18).