Originally posted on Oklahoma Sooners  |  Last updated 11/11/11
Oklahoma begins its 105th season of varsity basketball when it tips off against Idaho State on Friday at 7 p.m. CT at Lloyd Noble Center. The Sooners, under the direction of new head coach Lon Kruger, posted 85-51 and 85-59 exhibition wins over NCAA Division II opponents Northeastern State and Washburn last week, respectively. Idaho State, which finished 9-20 last season, won its lone preseason exhibition game, 86-69, over Rocky Mountain College on Saturday. Friday's contest will air on the Sooner Radio Network (KOKC AM 1520 in Oklahoma City; KTBZ AM 1430 in Tulsa) with Toby Rowland and Mike Houck announcing. The game will be televised by the Sooner Sports Network (KAUT Ch. 43 in OKC; Cox Cable 3/703 in Tulsa) with Bob Carpenter and Billy Tubbs calling the action.
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