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Cowboy Basketball draws South Carolina in the Big 12/SEC Challenge

The Cowboys will play Coach Boynton’s alma mater in January 2019.

NCAA Basketball: Big 12 Conference Tournament-Oklahoma vs Oklahoma State Amy Kontras-USA TODAY Sports

It was announced that Oklahoma State basketball will host the South Carolina Gamecocks on January 26, 2019 as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

This is a big game for the Cowboys because it is a great opportunity against a Power 5 opponent. This game could also be looked at as a great chance for the Cowboys to lose which apparently helps tournament chances. Plus, it is an opportunity for Coach Boynton to go up against his alma mater, and his mentor in Frank Martin.

The teams split their only two meetings, so this season is the rubber match. In Big 12/SEC games, the Cowboys are 3-2 overall.

Here is how the rest of the Big 12/SEC Challenge matchups shook out: