TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama basketball is back in the Big 12-SEC Challenge.
The Crimson Tide is set to host Oklahoma on January 27 as a part of the basketball showcase.
All 10 of the Big 12’s teams and 10 of the SEC’s 14 member institutions will participate in this year’s event. Each of the 10 SEC teams that participate in the 2018 Challenge will be a part of the 2019 event.
Four of the 10 games will be televised on ESPN, four on ESPN2 and two games will air on ESPNU. Start times and network designations will be announced at a later date.
This year’s contest will mark the eighth meeting between Alabama and Oklahoma, with the Sooners posting a 5-2 edge in the all-time series. The last time the teams met came on Nov. 8, 2013 as Oklahoma secured an 82-73 come-from-behind victory over Alabama in Dallas.
Alabama basketball owns a 1-0 record in the annual challenge, with the only game coming in a 76-64 victory over Texas Tech on Nov. 14, 2013 – the first year of the event. Alabama has not participated in the event in each of the last three seasons.
Other Big 12/SEC Challenge Matchups
Baylor at Florida
Georgia at Kansas State
Texas Tech at South Carolina
TCU at Vanderbilt
Oklahoma State at Arkansas
Kentucky at West Virginia
Ole Miss at Texas
Tennessee at Iowa State
Texas A&M at Kansas