OU seeks revenge on Iowa State

February 24, 2019

Oklahoma (17-10, 5-9) vs. Iowa State (19-8, 8-6)

James H. Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Iowa State goes for the season sweep over Oklahoma after winning the previous matchup in Norman. The teams last met on Feb. 4, when the Cyclones shot 44.4 percent from the field while limiting Oklahoma to just 43.1 percent en route to a one-point victory.

SUPER SENIORS: Iowa State’s Marial Shayok, Michael Jacobson and Nick Weiler-Babb have combined to account for 51 percent of the team’s scoring this season, including 46 percent of all Cyclones points over the last five games.

JUMPING FOR JAMES: Christian James has connected on 33.5 percent of the 161 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 7 of 16 over his last three games. He’s also made 77.6 percent of his free throws this season.

WINLESS WHEN: Oklahoma is 0-7 when scoring fewer than 63 points and 17-3 when scoring at least 63.

WINNING WHEN: Oklahoma is a perfect 10-0 when it scores at least 75 points. The Sooners are 7-10 when scoring any fewer than 75.

DID YOU KNOW: The Iowa State offense has recorded a turnover on only 15.9 percent of its possessions, which is the 21st-best rate in the country. The Oklahoma defense has forced opposing teams to turn the ball over on just 17.8 percent of all possessions (ranked 261st among Division I teams).


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