The Cowboys get their first taste of high-major competition Wednesday night.
Oklahoma State plays NC State as part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase in Connecticut. Here is how to watch, projected lineups and the series history between the two programs.
Time: 7 p.m. (CT) Wednesday
Location: Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut
Watch: CBS Sports Network
|Oklahoma State||NC State|
|Points Per Game||73.8||81.3|
|Opponent Points Per Game||54.5||69.7|
|Opponent Field-Goal Percentage||37%||44%|
|Rebounds Per Game||38||38|
This will be the third meeting between the Cowboys and Wolfpack on the hardwood with all having come on a neutral court. OSU won both previous meetings.
The teams first met in the Second Round the 1991 NCAA Tournament. A 6 seed in the East Region, OSU beat NC State 73-64 in the first season of Eddie Sutton’s tenure. OSU went on to lose to Cinderella Temple in the Sweet 16.
More recently, OSU beat the Wolfpack 76-56 in the 2012 Puerto Rico Tipoff event.
NC State came into that game No. 6 in the country, but Travis Ford’s Cowboys dominated. Le’Bryan Nash scored 23 points to go with eight rebounds. He was an impressive 13-for-13 from the foul line. Marcus Smart added 20, also stuffing the stat sheet with seven rebounds, seven assists, four blocks and four steals. Phil Forte added 17 points, hitting four 3-pointers.
|2012-13||Oklahoma State||76-56||Bayamon, Puerto Rico|
|1990-91||Oklahoma State||73-64||College Park, Maryland|
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