Oklahoma vs. TCU: Full Game Preview

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Oklahoma vs. TCU: Full Game Preview
Oklahoma
(20-9, 5-7 away)
TCU
(10-20, 8-10 home)
Venue: Daniel-Meyer Coliseum
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Oklahoma R Osby 15.6 R Osby 7.0 S Grooms 3.1
TCU K Anderson 12.1 A McKinney 6.6 K Anderson 3.3

Oklahoma visits Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on Saturday to take on TCU. Tipoff is at 5 p.m. EST and you can catch it on FSN-SW. The Sooners defeated the Horned Frogs 75-48 on Feb. 11.

TCU is in 10th place in the conference and Oklahoma is in fourth place.

The 26 points and six rebounds by Romero Osby helped the Sooners to an 83-70 victory over West Virginia on Mar. 6. With 15.6 points per game, 7.0 rebounds per game, and 0.9 blocks per game, he leads the team in all three categories. For the Horned Frogs, Kyan Anderson put up 29 points in the 79-68 loss to Kansas State on Mar. 5. He leads the team in points with 12.1 per game, assists with 3.3 per game, and steals with 1.4 per game.

Oklahoma looks to have the advantage over TCU in one significant area, scoring, where the Sooners have an edge over the Horned Frogs, 71.4 points per game to 54.5 points per game.

TCU StatSmack

  • Romero Osby is ranked 4th in the Big 12 in points, 6th in the Big 12 in rebounds, and 10th in the Big 12 in blocks.
  • Oklahoma has more wins over the last 5 years than TCU (115 vs. 80).
  • Oklahoma attacks the glass, with more rebounds (37.0 per game vs. 31.8 per game) than TCU this season.
  • The Oklahoma blocks leader (Romero Osby, 26 blocks) has more blocks than the TCU blocks leader (Devonta Abron, 21 blocks).
  • Oklahoma is a better shooting team (44.1 percent vs. 39.9 percent) than TCU this season.
  • That must sting. Oklahoma has blown out TCU by 20 points or more on four occasions since 2006.
  • Oklahoma is a better three-point shooting team (34.5 percent vs. 30.2 percent) than TCU this season.
  • It's only wins and losses, but Oklahoma has a better overall record than TCU this season (20-9 vs. 10-20).
  • Even computers respect Oklahoma more. Oklahoma has a better RPI this season than TCU (RPI: No. 22 vs. No. 238).
  • Oklahoma is a better free-throw-shooting team (76.0 percent vs. 59.7 percent) than TCU this season.
  • Oklahoma has more NCAA Tournament wins over the last 10 years than TCU (eight vs. zero).
OU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A- Romero Osby 28 16 7 1 1 1 1
B Steven Pledger 29 12 3 2 1 0 1
B Buddy Hield 26 8 4 2 1 0 2
B Amath M`Baye 25 10 5 1 1 1 2
C+ Je`lon Hornbeak 22 6 3 2 1 0 2
C+ A. Fitzgerald 16 6 3 0 0 0 1
C Sam Grooms 20 5 2 3 0 0 1
C Cameron Clark 17 6 3 0 1 0 1
C Isaiah Cousins 16 3 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Tyler Neal 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Casey Arent 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
D J. Fraschilla 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
TCU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Amric Fields 17 7 3 1 0 0 2
C+ Kyan Anderson 0 12 2 3 1 0 3
C Adrick McKinney 24 8 7 1 1 0 2
C Devonta Abron 21 7 6 0 1 1 1
C Garlon Green 30 10 4 1 1 0 2
C- C. Crossland 23 6 5 1 0 0 1
C- Jarvis Ray 26 6 2 1 1 0 2
D+ N. Butler Lind 27 5 2 2 1 1 2
D C. Hill Jr. 20 4 2 1 0 0 1
D- Clyde Smith III 10 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Thomas Montigel 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Chris Zurcher 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
F Kemal Dincer 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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