Lady Vikings open season in Panola Classic

The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings will open their 2011-12 basketball season in the Panola (Texas) Classic.The Lady Vikings' first game will be at 7 p.m. Friday against host Panola College. Their second game will be at 2 p.m. Saturday against Jacksonville College.Panola will look to speed things up against the Lady Vikings.“Panola is really good and they are very athletic,” Carl Albert Women's Coach Jeff Tadtman said. “They play hard, and they also play an up-tempo style of basketball. Panola has some really nice shooters, and it will take a nice effort on our part to get a win."Carl Albert Women's ScheduleDate Opponent Site TimeNov. 4 Panola, Texas Panola, Texas 7 p.m.Nov. 5 Jacksonville Panola, Texas 2 p.m.Nov. 10 Bacone JV Here 6 p.m.Nov. 12 Paris, Texas There 6 p.m.Nov. 18 Arlington (Texas) Baptist There 5 p.m.Nov. 21 Western Here 6 p.m.Nov. 25-26 Marcus Harvey Classic, in Kansas City, Kan., TBA.Nov. 29 Connors State There 6 p.m.Dec. 3-4 Jefferson County Classic, in Hillsboro, Mo., TBA.Dec. 8 Murray State Here 6 p.m.Dec. 10 Paris, Texas Here 4 p.m.Jan. 9 Eastern There 6 p.m.Jan. 12 Redlands There 6 p.m.Jan. 16 NEO Here 6 p.m.Jan. 19 Seminole State There 6 p.m.Jan. 23 NOC-Tonkawa There 6 p.m.Jan. 26 NOC-Enid Here 6 p.m.Jan. 30 Western There 6 p.m.Feb. 2 Connors State Here 6 p.m.Feb. 6 Murray State There 6 p.m.Feb. 9 Eastern Here 6 p.m.Feb. 13 Redlands Herre 6 p.m.Feb. 20 NEO There 6 p.m.Feb. 23 Seminole State Here 6 p.m.Feb. 27 NOC-Tonkawa Here 6 p.m.March 1 NOC-Enid There 6 p.m.March 5 Region II Tour. First-Round Games, at TBA, TBA.March 8 Region II Tour., at Oklahoma Baptist University's Noble Complex in Shawnee, TBA.March 10-11 Region II Tour., at Oklahoma Baptist University's Noble Complex in Shawnee, TBA.March 20-24 National Tournament, at Hutchinson, Kan., TBA.