Midwestern State, located in Wichita Falls, Texas, guides National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II programs for men and women characterized by excellence, development of character, ethics, sportsmanship and a stewardship of the high standards of the University.
West Texas A&M University, located in Canyon, Texas, is committed to ensuring that students have opportunities and the resources necessary to succeed in their academic, co-curricular, extra-curricular, social, moral, and civic endeavors while they are enrolled as our students.
Midwestern State University and West Texas A&M University are proud to announce the Highway 287 Challenge Cup, a competitive series between the athletic programs of the MSU Mustangs and the WT Buffaloes. US Highway 287 connects the communities of Wichita Falls and Amarillo/Canyon. WT won the first two Highway 287 Challenge Cup before MSU won its first cup in 2015-16.
The Challenge, which originated at the request of both student bodies in 2012, tracks head-to-head match-ups and conference championship results in 10 sports between MSU and WT, with each school accumulating points toward the overall series championship.