Hoops Preview: TV Info, Projected Lineups and Series History for OSU and Houston

The Cowboys head to neutral hardwood Saturday to play their first ranked team of the season in No. 14 Houston.

The Cougars are coming off a Final Four season and reloaded this offseason, bringing in Texas Tech transfer Kyler Edwards. Here is some info to get you ready for Saturday’s contest.

Viewing Info

Time: 6 p.m. Saturday
Location: Dickies Arena in Fort Worth
Watch: ESPNU (Lowell Galindo & Lance Blanks)

Team Stats
Oklahoma State Houston
Record 7-3 9-2
Points Per Game 76.3 80
Opponent Points Per Game 65.9 56.4
Field-Goal Percentage 47% 48%
Opponent Field-Goal Percentage 39% 37%
3-Point Percentage 30% 36%
Free-Throw Percentage 66% 66%
Rebounds Per Game 38.8 40.2
Projected Starters
Oklahoma State Class Height PPG RPG APG
Avery Anderson Junior 6-3 12.9 2.6 2
Bryce Thompson Sophomore 6-5 9.4 2.4 0.9
Rondel Walker Sophomore 6-5 4.7 2 1.2
Isaac Likekele Senior 6-5 6.6 5.7 3.7
Kalib Boone Junior 6-9 9.5 2.3 1.1
Houston Class Height PPG RPG APG
Jamal Shead Sophomore 6-1 8.3 2.3 5.1
Kyler Edwards Senior 6-4 12.3 5.8 1.5
Taze Moore Graduate 6-5 6.5 4.3 1.9
Fabian White Graduate 6-8 10 5.4 1.5
Josh Carlton Graduate 6-10 9.4 4.3 0.6
Series History

Before Mike Boynton took over in Stillwater these teams a state away from each other hadn’t played since the 1960s.

Oklahoma State leads the overall series 13-8, but in this century the teams are 1-1 against each other. The teams first met in 1951, a game OSU won 61-52. OSU started the series on a four-game winning streak before the Cougars pulled off a win in 1953.

More recently, the Cowboys and Cougars played back-to-back seasons in 2018-19 and 2019-20. The first of those two meetings saw Houston go to Gallagher-Iba Arena and pull off a 63-53 victory thanks to a 23-point outing from Armoni Brooks.

In the second of those meetings, OSU traveled to Houston and won 61-55 in a game the Cowboys started walk-on Dee Mitchell. That game saw Yor Anei score 18 points and bring down eight rebounds. Cameron McGriff also had a 12-point, 10-rebound double-double.

Here are how the teams’ past 10 meetings have played out:

Season Winner Score Location
2019-20 Oklahoma State 61-55 Houston
2018-19 Houston 63-53 Stillwater
1964-65 Oklahoma State 75-60 Manhattan, Kansas
1960-61 Houston 56-54 Houston
1957-58 Oklahoma State 73-60 Stillwater
1957-58 Houston 70-64 Houston
1956-57 Oklahoma State 76-72 Stillwater
1956-57 Houston 64-52 Houston
1955-56 Houston 62-60 Houston
1955-56 Oklahoma State 63-44 Stillwater

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