Southern Illinois might not be the biggest brand name on the Cowboys’ nonconference schedule, but the Salukis shot 43% from 3 the other night.
Oklahoma State hosts Southern Illinois on Thursday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. Here is how to watch, stats and a look at the series history between these squads.
Time: 7 p.m. Thursday
Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena
Watch: ESPN+ (Mike Wolfe and Bryndon Manzer)
|Oklahoma State||Southern Illinois|
|Points Per Game||77||94|
|Opponent Points Per Game||66||63|
|Opponent Field-Goal Percentage||36%||41%|
|Rebounds Per Game||40||48|
Series History (SIU leads 4-2)
These teams haven’t played since the First Round of the NIT in 2008, a game SIU won 69-53.
Terrel Harris led the Cowboys in scoring that day, putting up 20 off the bench. James Anderson was the only other Cowboy in double figures with 13.
Before that, the last time OSU played the Salukis was in the 2005 NCAA Tournament, a game the Cowboys won 85-77. Ivan McFarlin dropped 31 in that Second Round game. The Cowboys would go on to fall in the Sweet 16 to Arizona.
|2004-05||Oklahoma State||85-77||Oklahoma City|