Oklahoma State announces basketball schedule

Friday, September 8th 2006, 6:09 am
By: News On 6

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma State's 2006-07 basketball season opens with an NCAA Division Two opponent and will include 12 nationally televised games.

The Cowboys' first game will be an exhibition match against Pittsburg State on November third. Four days later, OSU takes on Oklahoma Baptist of the NAIA, and opens its regular season against Florida Atlantic on November 10th.

The Cowboys will play host to their next four opponents -- Northwestern State, Texas Southern, Sam Houston State and Southern -- before traveling to Texas for the South Padre Island Invitational on November 24th.

The Cowboys also will play Syracuse in the Jimmy V Classic in New York City and Northern Arizona in the San Diego SLAM.

Conference play begins against Baylor January sixth in Stillwater. Bedlam basketball against the Sooners is set for January 22nd in Stillwater and February seventh in Norman.

The Cowboys wrap up the regular season against Baylor in Waco.

The televised games will be shown on the ESPN network, while the Texas Tech game will be shown by CBS.