Wichita State and Oklahoma State have agreed to a two-year home-and-home series. John Helsley of the Oklahoman was the first to report on Twitter.
#OkState and Wichita State have agreed to home-and-home basketball series. OSU visits Intrust Arena Dec. 17, WSU in GIA next Dec.
— John Helsley (@jjhelsley) June 10, 2016
Over the next two seasons, Wichita State will play OU and OSU in home-and-home series. Next season (2016-17) the Shockers will travel to Oklahoma City on December 10th, to play Oklahoma at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Then on December 17th, Wichita State will host Oklahoma State in Wichita at Intrust Bank Arena.
The following season (2017-18), Wichita State will host OU at Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita. The Shockers will hit the road to take on Oklahoma State in Stillwater at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Gregg Marshall and staff have done a great job of scheduling an exciting and beneficial non-conference schedule. Most of the non-conference games next year are regional, and won’t require cross-country travel besides the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.
What we know about the 2016-17 non-conference slate so-far:
- Battle 4 Atlantis (Tournament in Bahamas)
- Michigan State
- Old Dominion
- St. John’s
- @ Colorado State
- @ Oklahoma (Chesapeake Energy Arena)
- Oklahoma State (Intrust Bank Arena)
- St. Louis
- South Dakota State