Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma: Full Game Preview

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Texas Tech vs. Oklahoma: Full Game Preview
Texas Tech
(8-6, 1-0 away)
Oklahoma
(11-3, 8-1 home)
Venue: Lloyd Noble Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas Tech J Crockett 14.0 J Crockett 8.2 J Gray 3.0
Oklahoma R Osby 13.5 R Osby 6.4 S Grooms 2.5

In their last game, Romero Osby put up 17 points in the Sooners 77-68 win over Oklahoma State on January 12th. With 13.5 points per game, 6.4 rebounds per game, and 0.9 blocks per game, he leads the team in all three categories. For the Red Raiders, Dejan Kravic finished with 9 points and 8 rebounds in the 60-46 loss to Kansas on January 12th. He is averaging 9.5 points per game and leads the team in blocks with 1.6 per game.

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  • Oklahoma is a better three-point shooting team (31.3% vs 26.3%) than Texas Tech this season.
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years, Oklahoma has had more players drafted by the NBA than Texas Tech (4 vs 1).
  • We win when it counts, too. Oklahoma has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than Texas Tech (8 vs 3).
  • Oklahoma is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Oklahoma is 77.5 inches compared to 76.5 inches for Texas Tech.
  • AP voters think more highly of Oklahoma and have put us in the AP Top 25 more often over the past 10 years than Texas Tech (91 vs 17).
  • We just win. Oklahoma has more wins over the last 5 years than Texas Tech (104 vs 77).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Oklahoma has a stronger schedule than Texas Tech this season (SOS Rank: #47 vs #335).
  • Oklahoma is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Oklahoma is 208 lbs compared to 198 lbs for Texas Tech.
  • Steven Pledger is ranked 4th in the Big 12 in three-pointers.
  • It's only wins and losses, but Oklahoma has a better overall record than Texas Tech this season (9-3 vs 7-4).
  • The Oklahoma basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Texas Tech (55% vs 44%).
TTU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Jaye Crockett 27 14 8 1 1 0 2
C Dejan Kravic 20 10 5 1 1 2 2
C- Jordan Tolbert 21 8 6 0 1 1 2
C- Josh Gray 25 10 2 3 2 0 3
D+ J. Williams, Jr. 20 5 3 2 0 0 1
D Dusty Hannahs 18 6 1 0 0 0 1
D Daylen Robinson 19 5 2 2 1 0 2
D Trency Jackson 22 7 2 1 1 0 2
D T. Gotcher 11 3 1 0 0 0 0
D Kader Tapsoba 8 3 2 0 0 1 0
D- Ty Nurse 12 1 1 1 1 0 0
D- Luke Adams 4 3 1 1 0 0 0
F Clark Lammert 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
OU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Romero Osby 25 14 6 1 1 1 1
B Steven Pledger 26 12 3 1 1 0 1
B Buddy Hield 24 9 4 2 1 0 2
B- Amath M`Baye 24 10 6 1 1 1 2
C+ Je`lon Hornbeak 23 6 3 2 1 0 2
C Cameron Clark 17 6 3 1 1 0 1
C A. Fitzgerald 17 6 3 0 1 1 1
C Isaiah Cousins 18 3 2 2 1 0 1
C Sam Grooms 18 2 1 2 0 0 1
D+ Tyler Neal 9 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Casey Arent 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- J. Fraschilla 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F C.J. Cole 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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