OKLAHOMA CITY - The Big 12 Conference released its 2012-13 league basketball schedules on Thursday and Oklahoma State men's conference basketball schedule will be highlighted by back-to-back games against Kansas and Oklahoma with nine home games in all.

The Cowboys will also host Big 12 newcomers TCU and West Virginia in Gallagher-Iba Arena.

OSU opens the league portion of its schedule in Manhattan, Kan., to face Kansas State on Jan. 5. The Cowboys will host TCU on Jan. 9 and head to Norman for the first Bedlam meeting on Jan. 12. OSU will host Texas Tech on Jan. 19 in the first of five league home games televised nationally, this one on ESPN2.

The Cowboys will have a quick turnaround, traveling to Baylor for an early afternoon Big Monday matchup with the Bears on Jan. 21. Then, OSU hosts back-to-back games against West Virginia on Jan. 26 and Iowa State on Jan. 30. The Cowboys travel to Lawrence to face the Kansas Jayhawks on Feb. 2, then return home to host Baylor on Feb. 6 on ESPN2.

OSU will make back-to-back road trips to Texas on Feb. 9 and Texas Tech on Feb. 13 before round two of Bedlam hits Stillwater on Feb. 16. Oklahoma State will host Kansas on Feb. 20 in another ESPN2 contest.

The Cowboys go on the road for back-to-back games once again in late February, traveling to two places they have rarely seen before. OSU will play West Virginia in Morgantown on Feb. 23, then head to Fort Worth to take on TCU on Feb. 27.

Oklahoma State will host Texas on March 2, which will be televised on ESPN. The Cowboys will travel to Iowa State on March 6, before wrapping up the regular season at home against K-State on March 9.

 

Oklahoma State 2012-13 Big 12 Conference Schedule

Jan. 5 at Kansas State - 12:30 pm - Big 12 Network

Jan. 9 vs TCU - 7 pm - Big 12 Network

Jan. 12 at Oklahoma - 2 pm - ESPN2

Jan. 19 vs Texas Tech - TBD - ESPN2

Jan. 21 at Baylor - 4:30 pm - ESPN Big Monday

Jan. 26 vs West Virginia - 12 pm - ESPNU

Jan. 30 vs Iowa State - 7 pm - Big 12 Network

Feb. 2 at Kansas - 3 pm - Big 12 Network

Feb. 6 vs Baylor - 8 pm - ESPN2

Feb. 9 at Texas - 12:30 pm - Big 12 Network

Feb. 13 at Texas Tech - 6 pm - ESPNU

Feb. 16 vs Oklahoma - 12:30 pm - Big 12 Network

Feb. 20 vs Kansas - 8 pm - ESPN2

Feb. 23 at West Virginia - 1 pm - ESPN2

Feb. 27 at TCU - 6 pm - ESPNU

March 2 vs Texas - 3 pm - ESPN

March 6 at Iowa State - 6 pm - ESPNU

March 9 vs Kansas State - 12:30 pm - Big 12 Network