Pacific-10 and Big 12 conferences have agreed to pair their men's basketball teams in a series of 12 games annually over the next four seasons starting in 2007-08.
The Washington Huskies' first pairing in the agreement will send them to Oklahoma State on Dec. 1, 2007, one day after Washington State visits Baylor.
"We are pleased to make this scheduling arrangement with the Big 12 Conference and its members," Pac-10 Commissioner Tom Hansen said in a release. "It will enable both conferences to provide exciting, high-level basketball competition. The games will spotlight college basketball in early December and will be excellent programming for our television partners. I commend the coaches of the two conferences for embracing the competition which will enhance the power ratings of all participants."
Other pairings for next season are: Oregon at Kansas State, Oklahoma at USC, Iowa State at Oregon State, Missouri at California, Arizona State at Nebraska, Stanford at Colorado, Texas at UCLA, Texas A&M at Arizona, Arizona at Kansas and Stanford vs. Texas Tech at a site to be determined.
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The series will continue Dec. 4-7, 2008, with the same pairings, but with the sites reversed.
The games in the series in 2009 will be played December 3-6, 2009, while matchups in 2010 will be played December 2-5, 2010.
The name of the event, television arrangements and sponsorships will be announced later.