(STILLWATER, Oklahoma / October 29, 2018) – Head coach Mike Boynton and the Oklahoma State basketball team have agreed to a four-year hardwood series with regional-rival Wichita State.
The Shockers will visit Gallagher-Iba Arena in 2019 and 2021 and the Cowboys will make return trips to Wichita in 2020 and 2022. The 2020 matchup will take place at Intrust Bank Arena, a 15,004-seat venue in downtown Wichita. The site of the 2022 matchup in Wichita will be announced at a later date.
Only 125 miles separate the two schools, which have shared a rivalry dating back to 1934. The Cowboys lead the series, 30-9, including a 15-3 edge in Stillwater. OSU has taken five of the last seven meetings dating back to 1991.
The two teams have met in each of the last four seasons, including closed-door scrimmages in 2015 and 2018. OSU knocked off the Shockers in Intrust Bank Arena, 93-76, in 2016, and Wichita State returned the favor in Stillwater in 2017 with a 78-66 victory over the Cowboys.
Oklahoma State will host an exhibition game against Ouachita Baptist at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. The Cowboys will open the 2017-18 season at Charlotte on Nov. 10.
Season tickets are on sale now starting at just $150. Visit okstate.com/tickets or call 877-ALL-4-OSU for more details.
Oklahoma State vs Wichita State Series
Dec. 8, 2019 – Stillwater (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
Dec. 12, 2020 – Wichita (Intrust Bank Arena)
Dec. 5, 2021 – Stillwater (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
Dec. 10, 2022 – Wichita (TBA)