No. 8 Oklahoma State is set to open its college basketball regular season by hosting Mississippi Valley State.
The Cowboys and Delta Devils are to tip off at 7 p.m. Friday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
OSU returns four starters and its top-seven scorers from last season when the Cowboys went 24-9 and reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament. MVSU has seven lettermen returning from last year's team that finished 5-23.
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