Oklahoma St. looks to knock off No. 11 Texas Tech
Oklahoma State (10-17, 3-11) vs. No. 11 Texas Tech (22-5, 10-4)
United Supermarkets Arena, Lubbock, Texas; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 11 Texas Tech looks to give Oklahoma State its fifth straight loss against ranked opponents. Oklahoma State’s last win vs a ranked opponent came against the then-No. 19 LSU Tigers 90-77 on Nov. 25, 2018. Texas Tech has moved up to No. 11 in the latest AP rankings following a win over Kansas last week.
TEAM LEADERSHIP: Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver has averaged 18 points and 6.1 rebounds while Matt Mooney has put up 10.8 points. For the Cowboys, Cameron McGriff has averaged 12.5 points and 7.4 rebounds while Lindy Waters III has put up 11.6 points and 4.6 rebounds.
KEY CONTRIBUTIONS: Isaac Likekele has either made or assisted on 41 percent of all Oklahoma State field goals over the last five games. Likekele has accounted for 22 field goals and 19 assists in those games.
UNBEATEN WHEN: The Red Raiders are 19-0 when they score at least 65 points and 3-5 when they fall shy of that total. The Cowboys are 5-0 when they hold opponents to 61 points or fewer and 5-17 when opponents exceed 61 points.
STREAK STATS: Oklahoma State has dropped its last five road games, scoring 60.4 points and allowing 76 points during those contests. Texas Tech is on a five-game home winning streak, scoring an average of 81.8 points while giving up 60.4.
DID YOU KNOW: The Texas Tech defense has allowed only 57.3 points per game to opponents this season, ranking the Red Raiders second among Division I teams. The Oklahoma State offense has averaged 67 points through 27 games (ranked 273rd, nationally).