Oklahoma State readies for pro day; Cowboys to face Stanford in NIT second round

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Welcome to the Thursday edition of our Oklahoma State DieHards morning roundup, where we take you through the biggest headlines around Oklahoma State athletics.

Oklahoma State readies for pro day

A group of familiar faces will represent Oklahoma State football one more time at the program’s pro day on Thursday. The likes of Mason Rudolph, James Washington and Tre Flowers will be in Stillwater to perform in front of 45 NFL scouts, coaches, general managers and front office personnel. Cowboys guard Larry Williams is tabbed to participate as well. He could return to Stillwater in the fall, however, if he’s granted a medical redshirt.

For the full list of Oklahoma State pro day participants, go here. The next event after the pro day for the Cowboys is its annual spring scrimmage, which is scheduled for April 28 at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Cowboys to face Stanford in NIT second round

Oklahoma State basketball will play Stanford in the second round of the NIT on Monday. The Cardinal advanced to the second round after beating BYU on Wednesday. They’ll now travel to Stillwater for a clash with the Cowboys at 7 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

The game on Monday will mark Oklahoma State and Stanford’s first meeting since Nov. 23, 2011. The Cardinal won that game 82-67 at Gallagher-Iba Arena. The winner of Oklahoma State-Stanford will face the winner of Southern Cal-Western Kentucky in the NIT quarterfinals,  scheduled for March 20-21.

Other headlines from the athletic department

  • Women’s golf earned a second-place finish at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational at Kane’ohe Klipper Golf Course on Wednesday.
  • Softball topped Central Arkansas 10-1 in six innings on Wednesday. Emmie Robertson (8-3) picked up the win, allowing no runs and 1 hit in 3 innings worked.
  • Men’s golf’s Viktor Hovland, Zach Bauchou and Matthew Wolff were chosen to compete at the 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup. Hovland joins as a member of the International team, while Bauchou and Wolff will represent the United States.
  • Women’s tennis beat UCLA for the first time in program history on Wednesday with a 4-2 win.

What they’re saying on Twitter

Former football player Chris Lacy

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Men’s basketball player Kendall Smith

Men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton

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