Oct. 26, 2013
Campbellsville (Ky) at Oklahoma State
Sunday, Oct. 27 2 pm
Gallagher-Iba Arena Stillwater, Okla.
Television -- Fox Sports Oklahoma
Radio -- Cowboy Radio Network
Game notes vs Campbellsville in PDF format
Oklahoma State opens the exhibition portion of the 2013-14 season on Sunday, October 27, as the Cowboys host the Campbellsville Tigers of Kentucky at 2 pm inside Gallagher-Iba Arena. The game will be produced by the Cowboy Sports Network, and televised on Fox Sports Oklahoma.
105th season of Cowboy Basketball
This is the start of the 105th season of Cowboy Basketball at Oklahoma State. OSU has an all-time record of 1,555 wins and 1,083 losses, equaling a .589 winning percentage. The Cowboys have made 25 NCAA Tournament appearances, including last season. Oklahoma State is in the sixth season under the direction of head coach Travis Ford, who is 104-64 at OSU.
About Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State returns four starters and its top-seven scorers from last season when the Cowboys went 24-9 and 13-5 in Big 12 Conference play. OSU finished third in the league, just one game behind Kansas and Kansas State. The Pokes were a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament, but were upset by Oregon in the second round.
OSU's five probable starters are senior Markel Brown, juniors Michael Cobbins, Le'Bryan Nash & Brian Williams, and sophomore Marcus Smart. Between them, they have 219 career starts in a Cowboy uniform. Smart is the preseason Big 12 Player of the Year and a consensus preseason first-team All-American. Brown is a preseason All-Big 12 selection, while Nash and Cobbins both received votes for the all-league team. Smart, Brown and Nash are the top-three returning scorers in the Big 12 Conference.
Sunday's game will be televised by the Cowboy Sports Network and shown on both Fox Sports Oklahoma and Fox College Sports Pacific. Mike Wolfe will handle the play-by-play duties, while Bryndon Manzer will provide expert analysis. The game will also be broadcast over the airwaves, with Dave Hunziker handling the play-by-play chores and John Holcomb providing color commentary.
Oklahoma State will host Emporia State on Friday, Nov. 1, at 7 pm inside Gallagher-Iba Arena. It will be the final exhibition before the Cowboys open the regular season a week later.