Before each Oklahoma postseason game, The Transcript’s Tyler Palmateer glances at OU’s opponent and produces a brief scouting report. It is only available at Normantranscript.com.
Friday’s game: Xavier Musketeers vs. Oklahoma Sooners (34-22), 1 p.m. CT at Jim Patterson Stadium, Louisville, Ky.
Opponent’s record: 32-25 | RPI ranking: No. 75
3 Musketeer strengths
• Difference-maker on the mound: