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PSO ANNOUNCES MAYOR'S CUP SPONSORSHIP

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) today announced an agreement to become the name sponsor for the annual Mayor's Cup basketball game between Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa.
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) today announced an agreement to become the name sponsor for the annual Mayor's Cup basketball game between Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa.
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Oct. 30, 2013

TULSA, Okla. - Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) today announced an agreement to become the name sponsor for the annual Mayor's Cup basketball game between Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa.

The two-year deal officially renames the annual contests between the schools' men's and women's basketball teams the PSO Mayor's Cup.

"The University of Tulsa and Oral Roberts University are outstanding educational institutions and are huge assets to the City of Tulsa," said Stuart Solomon, PSO president and chief operating officer. "PSO is pleased to partner with these two fine schools to help support and promote the spirit of competition and friendly rivalry that has existed between them for nearly forty years."

"Oral Roberts University and the University of Tulsa are great community partners and I am excited that this long-standing tradition remains in place for basketball fans throughout Tulsa," Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. said. "We are thankful to PSO for their commitment to Tulsa and for their support of the universities and athletes that play such a vital role in our community."

The 2013 PSO Mayor's Cup games will be held November 10 for the men's teams and November 26 for the women's teams at the Donald W. Reynolds Center on the TU campus. Both games will include an alumni 3-point shootout featuring former players from each school. PSO will donate $100 for each basket made in the alumni shootouts to support disaster relief services of the Eastern Oklahoma American Red Cross.

Additionally, the November 26 women's game will honor the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma. A Girl Scout color guard will open the event and some 200 Tulsa-area Girl Scouts will attend as special guests of PSO.

Tickets for each game can be purchased online at www.tulsahurricane.com.

PSO, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), is an electric utility company serving approximately 540,000 customers in eastern and southwestern Oklahoma. Based in Tulsa, PSO has 4,269 megawatts of generating capacity, and is a significant provider of wind energy in the state. News releases and other information about PSO can be found on the World Wide Web at PSOklahoma.com