Sports in the area

thursday

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Great Alaska Shootout at Sullivan Arena: Loyola Marymount vs. Oral Roberts, 5 p.m.; Texas State vs. Charlotte, 7:30 p.m.

friday

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Great Alaska Shootout at Sullivan Arena: Losers bracket games at 1 and 3 p.m.; Semifinals at 7 and 9:30 p.m.