Oklahoma State at Tulsa
Tip: 7:00 PM (Central)
Location: Don W. Reynolds Center (Tulsa, OK)
On The Road Again
Tonight will mark Oklahoma State’s fifth-consecutive game away from Gallagher Iba Arena, although they are at least staying in their home state this time. The Coboys are currently 2-2 on their road streak.
OSU is currently shooting 43.8% from three-point range. That lands then 8th nationally in shooting percentage from long range. Junior guard Thomas Dziagwa is currently pacing the team with 24 made 3-point shots and a 54% accuracy mark for the season.
Long Standing Rivalry
Oklahoma State and Tulsa have met 111 times on the basketball floor with OSU owning a 73-38 advantage in the series. The only programs OSU has played more often than Tulsa are Oklahoma (235), Kansas (173), Kansas State (134), Iowa State (128), Missouri (119) and Nebraska (117).
Led by Cameron McGriff’s 16.1 points per game, the Cowboys have five players that are averaging scoring in double figures right now. Lindy Waters (12.4), Thomas Dziagwa (11.7), Michael Weathers (11.3), and Mike Cunningham (10.5) are all helping McGriff propel the Pokes to an average of 74.9 points per game.
McGriff is leading the team in rebounding with 6.9 boards per game, and freshman guard Isaac Likekele is pacing the squad by averaging 4.3 assists per game.
The Golden Hurricane enter tonight’s contest with a 5-3 record. They’re hitting shots at a pace of 46.8% from the floor and have made it to the charity stripe an average of 25 times per game.
Martins Igbanu leads three Golden Hurricane in double figure scoring with an average 12.8 points per game. DaQuan Jeffrries (12.6) and Sterling Taplin (10.9) are second and third on the team in scoring.