Capel, Sooners announce 2006-07 schedule

First-year head coach Jeff Capel and the Sooners will officially open the season on Nov. 10 against Norfolk State in Norman. See inside for the complete schedule.

It's official. The Jeff Capel era will begin on in Norman on Nov. 10 against Norfolk State.

The Sooners will play exhibition games on Oct. 31 and Nov. 5 and then play Norfolk State and Liberty on Nov. 16 in Norman before heading off to the Maui Classic.

In all, the Sooners will appear on the ESPN nine times this season, including three games in the Maui Classic, a new year's day matchup against Alabama in Tuscaloosa and Big Monday appearances against Oklahoma State (Stillwater)and Kansas (Norman).

The Nov. 10 opener against Norfolk State will be the earliest in school history. See below for the complete schedule.

Oct. 31 -- Oklahoma Christian (Exhibition)
Nov. 5 -- Central Missouri State (Exhibition)
Nov. 10 -- Norfolk State (Norman)
Nov. 16 -- Liberty (Norman)
Nov. 20 -- Memphis (Maui Classic) ESPN2
Nov. 21 -- Georgia Tech or Purdue (Maui Classic) ESPN or ESPNU
Nov. 22 -- Depaul, UCLA, Kentucky or Chaminade (Maui Classic) ESPN or ESPN2 or ESPNU
Dec. 2 -- TCU (Norman)
Dec. 6 -- Villanova (Norman) ESPN
Dec. 9 -- Coppin State (Norman)
Dec. 16 -- UT-Arlington (Norman)
Dec. 21 -- vs. Tulsa (All-College Classic in OKC) ESPN2
Dec. 28 -- SMU (Norman)
Jan. 1 -- at Alabama (Tuscaloosa) ESPN
Jan. 6 -- at Texas Tech (Lubbock)
Jan. 10 -- Colorado (Norman)
Jan. 13 -- at Texas (Austin) ABC
Jan. 17 -- Nebraska (Norman)
Jan. 20 -- Baylor (Norman)
Jan. 22 -- at Oklahoma State (Stillwater) ESPN Big Monday
Jan. 27 -- at Texas A&M (College Station) ESPN
Jan. 30 -- Longwood (Norman)
Feb. 3 -- Texas Tech (Norman)
Feb. 7 -- Oklahoma State (Norman)
Feb. 10 -- at Baylor (Waco)
Feb. 13 -- at Iowa State (Ames)
Feb. 17 -- Texas A&M (Norman) ABC
Feb. 20 -- at Missouri (Columbia)
Feb. 24 -- Texas (Norman)
Feb. 26 -- Kansas (Norman) ESPN Big Monday
Mar. 3 -- at Kansas State (Manhattan) ABC
Mar 8-11 -- Big 12 Tournament (Oklahoma City)

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