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Oklahoma vs. Texas Shootout Coming to SWOSU This Weekend


The 2nd annual Oklahoma vs. Texas Basketball Shootout is coming to Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford this Saturday and Sunday, November 5-6.

Some of the nation’s top junior college basketball teams will be pitted against each other in two days full of action. Games start at 12 noon on both Saturday and Sunday in Rankin Williams Fieldhouse on the SWOSU campus. For $5, spectators can purchase an all-day pass that is good for admittance into all four of the games that day.

The event is made possible by the City of Weatherford and its hotel/motel tax committee.

Charlie Schaef, men’s basketball coach at SWOSU, said the Shootout is highlighted by two teams, which are ranked nationally in the top ten. The Midland College Chaparrals (Midland, TX) enter the weekend ranked third in the nation, while the Howard College Hawks (Big Spring, TX) arrive ranked eighth.

Other teams in the Shootout include Redlands Community College (El Reno, OK), Western Oklahoma State College (Altus, OK), Clarendon College (Clarendon, TX), Carl Albert State College (Poteau, OK), Paris Junior College (Paris, TX), and Seminole State College (Seminole, OK).

The schedule of games is as follows:

November 5

November 6

12:00 p.m.

Howard vs. Redlands

12:00 p.m.

Howard vs. Carl Albert

2:00 p.m.

Midland vs. Western

2:00 p.m.

Midland vs. Seminole

4:00 p.m.

Clarendon vs. Carl Albert

4:00 p.m.

Paris vs. Western

6:00 p.m.

Paris vs. Seminole

6:00 p.m.

Clarendon vs. Redlands