Reports have the Sooners hosting the Gators in the Big 12/SEC basketball challenge

Reports Monday have the Sooners playing Florida at Lloyd Noble Center in the Big 12/SEC basketball challenge.

Oklahoma is going to host Florida in the Big 12/SEC basketball challenge, according to a report from on Monday afternoon.

After playing in Baton Rouge last year against LSU, the Sooners will get to welcome the Gators to Lloyd Noble Center.

OU, ranked No. 1 at the time last year, won a thriller at LSU and eventually reached the Final Four before losing to eventual national champion Villanova in the national semifinals.

The challenge once again is highlighted by perennial powers Kansas and Kentucky going head-to-head. The Jayhawks won in overtime last year against the Wildcats and must go to Rupp Arena this time around.

A formal announcement will be coming soon, but here are the matchups expected:

Florida at Oklahoma

Kansas at Kentucky

Texas A&M at West Virginia

Baylor at Ole Miss

Texas at Georgia

Iowa State at Vanderbilt

Kansas State at Tennessee

Auburn at TCU

Arkansas at Oklahoma State

LSU at Texas Tech


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