Andy Katz of ESPN. com says WSU is likely to play Pitt in the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center. That puts Texas vs. Iowa in the other game. Since ESPN is angling for a Pitt-Texas final, it makes sense. It also makes sense because ESPN runs college basketball scheduling and Katz probably got this info in the ESPN cafeteria from the person who makes the decision.
Wondering about Pitt? Here’s a refresher from USA Today. The Panthers will be without their biggest names from recent seasons - Young, Blair and Fields. There is no reason to believe they won’t be very good, however.