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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Today's first-round games of the Big 12
Softball Championship in Oklahoma City have been postponed --
because of heavy rain.
Games between Oklahoma State and Texas Tech and Kansas and Iowa
State were set to begin at 5 p-m -- then thunderstorms began moving
through the area.
As a result, the Jayhawks will now open the tournament with its
game against Iowa State at 11 a-m tomorrow, followed by the Texas
Tech-Oklahoma State game at 11:30 a-m.
Missouri will play Texas at 1:30 p-m, and Nebraska and Texas
A-and-M will meet at 2 p-m
The winner of the Kansas-Iowa State game will play Oklahoma and
the O-S-U/Texas Tech game winner will play Baylor.
The semifinals begin at 11 a-m Saturday, with the winners of
those games playing for the conference title at 3 p-m.
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