Oklahoma State just added another marquee match-up to next season’s non-conference schedule
According to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, the Cowboys will welcome the Georgetown Hoyas to Stillwater for the first annual Big 12 / Big East Challenge.
Sources: Matchups for next season's first ever Big East-Big 12 Challenge are set.— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 3, 2019
KU at Villanova
OU at Creighton
Texas at Providence
WVU at St. John's
Marquette at Kansas State
Texas Tech at DePaul
SHU at Iowa State
Xavier at TCU
Butler at Baylor
Georgetown at Oklahoma State
The conference’s announced a four-year agreement last fall, that would put all ten teams from both the Big 12 and the Big East against one another. The games are expected to be played during the month of December, though no official dates have been announced yet.
Georgetown is coming off a 19-14 season, including 9-9 in the Big East, in year two under head coach Patrick Ewing. The Hoyas’ season ended in the first round of the NIT with a 71-68 loss to 6-seed Harvard.
The Big 12 already has a yearly cross-conference challenge with the SEC that will be entering its seventh season. Those games are played at the end of January. The Big 12 is 4-1-1 in that series, with Oklahoma State touting a 4-2 record.
Oklahoma State, who is coming off a 12-20 season, is set up for another challenging non-conference schedule for the 2019-20 season. The Big 12 and Big East usually rank among the best conferences in college basketball, making this a line-up of ten marquee match-ups. For Oklahoma State, it means another opportunity for Cowboy fans to watch their team take on a well known program with a history of success on the court.
The OSU 2019-2020 non-conference schedule so far:
at Charleston (Date TBA)
NIT Season Tip-Off campus game (GIA / Opponent TBA / Date TBA)
NIT Season Tip-Off (Brooklyn / Dates TBA / vs Syracuse, Ole Miss or Penn State)
Big 12/Big East Challenge: Georgetown (GIA / Date TBA)
Wichita State (GIA / Dec. 8)
at Houston (Dec. 14)
Minnesota (BOK Center / Dec. 21)
Big 12 /SEC Challenge (Road game / Opponent TBA / Jan. 25)