Oklahoma State, Western Kentucky meet in NIT; men’s golf earns sixth straight win

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Welcome to the Wednesday edition of our Oklahoma State DieHards morning roundup, where we take you through the biggest headlines around Oklahoma State athletics.

Oklahoma State, Western Kentucky meet in NIT

Oklahoma State men’s basketball (21-14) faces Western Kentucky (26-10) in the NIT quarterfinals for a chance to play at Madison Square Garden.

The Cowboys are coming off a 71-65 win over Stanford on Monday, while the Hilltoppers made it to the quarterfinals with a 79-75 upset of top-seeded Southern Cal.

The Oklahoma State-Western Kentucky game is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET Wednesday on ESPN2 in Stillwater, Okla. An Oklahoma State win would mark a single-season program-record 16 home wins, as well as the Cowboys’ 800th win at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

To see the Cowboys’ final home game of the season, visit TicketCity.

Men’s golf earns sixth straight win

Oklahoma State men’s golf picked up its sixth consecutive win on Tuesday. The Cowboys won by 5 shots at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational at Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City, Fla.

Oklahoma State shot a 12-under-par 840 to top the likes of Florida State and Texas A&M, which finished second and third, respectively. Oklahoma State’s Viktor Hovland topped the individual leaderboard after posting a 13-under 200 at the par-71, 7,144-yard layout.

Other headlines from the athletic department

  • Cowgirls senior Vladica Babic won the Big 12 Women’s Tennis Player of the Week award, the school announced on Tuesday.
  • Softball faces Tulsa at 6 p.m. ET Wednesday. The game can be heard on KGFY 105.5 FM in Stillwater.
  • Baseball (10-8-1) knocked off Central Arkansas 3-1 on Tuesday. Noah Sifrit earned the win after allowing just 1 hit and no runs in 3 innings pitched.

What they’re saying on Twitter

Oklahoma State baseball

Football running back Justice Hill

Men’s basketball guard Jeffrey Carroll

Men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton

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