Bedlam Basketball 2.0 | Storylines, How To Watch, Odds, & Predictions

Tip: 8:00 PM CT

Location: Lloyd Noble Center

Television: ESPN2

Notes & Storylines

  • The Sooners are 56th in the NET (1/30) and Oklahoma State is 44th.
  • Oklahoma has the second toughest remaining schedule based on future opposition winning percentage (149-56, 72.7%).
  • Oklahoma is ranked in the top 60 in five NCAA Division I categories. The Sooners are 16th in 3-point percentage defense (29.3%), 21st in field goal percentage (48.2%), 33rd in effective field goal percentage (54.6%), 55th in 3-point percentage (36.7%) and 57th in scoring defense (64.8 PPG).
  • Tanner Groves ranks 41st in the nation in defensive rebounds per game (6.4) and is second in the conference.
  • Jalen Hill is 24th in free throw percentage (88.5%) and leads the Big 12.
  • Grant Sherfield is 37th in free throw percentage (87.0%) and ranks second in the league.
  • Oklahoma holds a 62-22 record at Lloyd Noble Center since 2017.

Team Stats


Projected Starters

Oklahoma State

G – Woody Newton

G – Avery Anderson

G – Bryce Thompson

F – Kalib Boone

F – Tyreek Smith


G – Grant Sherfield

G – Milos Uzan

F – Jacob Groves

F – Jalen Hill

F/C – Tanner Groves

The Last Meeting (January 18, 2023)

  • A second half surge propelled Oklahoma State past the Sooners for a 72-56 victory in Stillwater.
  • Grant Sherfield scored a team-high 15 points and dished out four assists. Jacob Groves added 10 points and Milos Uzan and Jalen Hill each scored eight. Tanner Groves pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds.

Scouting The Cowboys

  • Kalib Boone is scoring a team-high 11.3 points per game and leads a trio of double-digit scorers. He also pulls down 5.2 rebounds while blocking 1.4 shots per game.
  • Bryce Thompson scores 11.1 points and 2.3 assists per game.
  • Avery Anderson averages 11.0 points, 3.4 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game. Boone, Thompson, Anderson III and John-Michael Wright have started all 21 games for the Cowboys this season.
  • Oklahoma State is ranked in the top 60 in four NCAA DI categories. The Cowboys are fifth in field goal percentage defense (37.9%), 10th in blocks per game (5.6 BPG), 26th in 3-point percentage defense (29.8%) and 29th in scoring defense (63.1 PPG).
  • Moussa Cisse leads the conference in blocks (40), blocks per game (2.4 BPG) and rebounds per game (8.6 RPG).

Odds & Predictions

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