AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) Bruce Pearl’s Tigers learned a little bit more about their 2021-22 opponents on Wednesday afternoon. The SEC announced that Auburn will host the Oklahoma Sooners on Jan. 29, 2022 in the program’s participation in the Big 12/SEC challenge.
The challenge will consist of all 10 teams within the Big 12 along with 10 of the 14 schools in the SEC. All schools who compete in 2022 will automatically be renewed for the interconference challenge in 2023.
The matchup between the Tigers and the Sooners is just the fourth all-time meeting between the programs and the first at a non-neutral site. Auburn is 2-1 against Oklahoma, winning the most recent matchup in Uncasville, Conn. 74-70 in 2016.
The Big 12/SEC challenge will be broadcast live on a combination of ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. Start times and network designations have yet to be announced.