After struggling in Morgantown on Tuesday night, the Cowboys are back in the proverbial saddle, and the ride doesn’t appear much easier.
Oklahoma State plays Texas Tech in Lubbock on Thursday night, two nights after the Red Raiders upset No. 1 Baylor. Here are some stats and information about Thursday’s matchup.
Time: 6 p.m. Thursday
Location: United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas
|Oklahoma State||Texas Tech|
|Points Per Game||72.2||75|
|Opponent Points Per Game||66.1||58.5|
|Opponent Field-Goal Percentage||39%||38%|
|Rebounds Per Game||38.1||39.1|
The Cowboys entered Thursday’s contest having won the series’ past three games.
OSU swept the series last season, winning 82-77 in overtime in Lubbock before winning 74-69 in Stillwater. That Stillwater matchup saw big offensive contributions from Cade Cunningham (20 points), Kalib Boone (18 points) and Avery Anderson (16 points).
The overtime meeting in Lubbock saw Cunningham hit a trio of free throws with 27 seconds left to tie the game and send it to OT. Cunningham fouled out shortly into the overtime period, but the Pokes’ energy guys provided a pair of 5-0 runs to close things out. Anderson and Isaac Likekele finished with 17 apiece.
The Cowboys lead the all-time series 47-23. OSU started the series 8-0 before it was upset 49-48 in 1954 in a game played in Goodwell, Oklahoma.
Here is a look at the teams’ past 10 meetings.
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