PC to Play At Oklahoma in 2023 Big East-Big XII Battle

It was announced today (April 6) that the Providence College Friar men’s basketball team will play the Oklahoma Sooners in Norman, Oklahoma in the 2023 BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle. The date and

time of the game will be determined at a later date. All the games in the BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle will be played from November 30-December 5.

The Friars are 0-1 all-time versus Oklahoma with the Sooners capturing the only match up all-time with an 83-74 win in Providence on March 20, 1991 in the NIT. The Friars have posted a 3-1 mark all-time in the BIG EAST-Big 12 Battle.

With each conference adding member schools since the start of the original agreement, the Battle will increase from 10 to 11 matchups for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 seasons. The Big 12 will host six games in 2023-24 while the BIG EAST will host six the following season.

The Battle matchups are jointly determined by the two conferences, with the home team choosing the venue of its game. Broadcast arrangements for the contests will be determined by the national television rights holder of the home team, which is ESPN for the Big 12 and FOX Sports for the BIG EAST.

Fans looking to purchase season tickets for the 2023-24 Friar men’s basketball season can call 401-865-GO PC or visit Friars.com.

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