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KSBI TV’s “Mind Games”: Sixteen Oklahoma colleges win $78,000 in scholarships

Melissa Hayer Published: December 15, 2011

Academic teams from sixteen Oklahoma colleges won more than $78,000 in scholarships while competing during the first season of KSBI TV’s “Mind Games” program, according to a news release.

“Mind Games” is a locally produced game show which features Oklahoma colleges challenging each other in a battle of the brains.

The fall season ended up in a contest between the University of Central Oklahoma Bronze Team and Redlands Communitiy College, with UCO winning the top prize of $13,250 and Redlands earning a total of $11,250.

The University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University also competed in their first three-game “Bedlam” Mind Game series, with OSU winning the fall competition and taking home $5,750, while OU received $5,250.

OU and OSU will start a second three-game series with another $11,000 in scholarships to vie for on Jan. 25.

Oklahoma’s other two- and four-year colleges will begin the spring semester games Feb. 8 and compete for more than $60,000 in scholarships.

The spring games winner will go up against the UCO Bronze Team for the Grand Championship.

Organizations or individuals interested in providing funding for scholarships to increase the number of schools and games played can make tax deductible contributions to the “Oklahoma College Bowl, Inc.”, a 501 (c)(3) corporation that supports “Mind Games.”

For more information on the Oklahoma College Bowl and “Mind Games,” contact Vince Orza, president of KSBI TV (Vince@ksbitv.com or (405) 470-0993).

KSBI TV can be found on Channel 52, Cox Channel 7 and 707 HD, 52 on Dish and DirecTV. For further information, visit KSBITV.com.

 

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