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OU will host Missouri; OSU travels to South Carolina for Big 12/SEC Challenge

by Ryan Aber Modified: May 7, 2014 at 1:35 pm •  Published: May 7, 2014
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Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, left, and Oklahoma State's Michael Cobbins  fight for a ball under the basket Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 in Norman. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, left, and Oklahoma State's Michael Cobbins fight for a ball under the basket Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 in Norman. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma will have a familiar opponent in the second Big 12/SEC Challenge.

The Sooners will host Missouri on Dec. 5, the night before the Bedlam football game, the conferences announced Wednesday.

In the inaugural event last season, the Big 12 went 7-3 including Oklahoma’s 64-52 win over Texas A&M in Houston on Dec. 21.

This year, all of the games will be played in a four-day window with Auburn at Texas Tech getting it started on Dec. 3. The next day, features Arkansas at Iowa State, Baylor at Vanderbilt, LSU at West Virginia and TCU at Ole Miss. Other Dec. 5 games are Florida at Kansas at Texas at Kentucky. Oklahoma State plays at South Carolina and Kansas State at Tennessee on Dec. 6.

The games will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks.

Oklahoma leads the all-time series with longtime conference foe Missouri 112-97. The Tigers have won the last three meetings, including a sweep in 2012.

Oklahoma State beat the Gamecocks 79-52 last season in Stillwater to tie the all-time series between the teams 1-1.

by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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