No. 2 Baylor takes unbeaten record to Oklahoma State

No. 2 Baylor takes unbeaten record to Oklahoma State

Phone approaching week across the Big 12 Conference:

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The Big 12’s best team this season faces offered by possibly its best player on Saturday when second-rated Baylor heads to Oklahoma Condition, where the Bears (13-, 6-) will endeavour to close lower the Cowboys’ Cade Cunningham. The likely Basketball lottery pick is averaging 17.8 points while shooting a lot better than 45% within the field. But while Oklahoma Condition (9-3, 3-3) has one apparent-cut star, the Bears have lots of: Jared Butler was 10 of 14 within the field and scored 30 points inside their win over ninth-rated Kansas on Tuesday night, while Macio Teague is averaging more than 15 points, Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua nearly seven boards and Davion Mitchell a league-leading 5.7 assists per game.

Searching AHEAD

The Jayhawks make an effort to recover Saturday at Oklahoma while No. 14 West Virginia visits Kansas Condition. Iowa Condition maintains difficulties with COVID-19 along with its game against No. 12 Texas Tech postponed, while an positive test involving TCU’s Jamie Dixon introduced for the Horned Frogs getting their game against fourth-rated Texas pressed to later on. The next game for your Red Raiders might be Monday night in the Mountaineers.

PLAYERS To Check Out

Texas Tech’s Mac McClung scored 22 points while punching the winning jumper with three seconds left in debt Raiders’ 79-77 win over Texas the other day. McClung adopted tabs on 24 points while helping Texas Tech hang with Baylor prior to the final minutes from the 68-60 defeat. The transfer from Georgetown has scored in double figures in five straight and 6 of his last seven games, including 21 points in the losing overtime effort against Oklahoma Condition.

Inside The Figures

Baylor is just one of four unbeaten teams and alone in the Power Five league remaining. … Oklahoma adopted an 82-46 win over TCU getting a 76-50 victory at Kansas Condition. It’s the first time since 2002 the Sooners have won consecutive conference games by no less than 25 points. … Oklahoma’s next four opponents are Top 25 teams: Kansas, Texas, Alabama and Texas Tech. … Texas forward Kameka Hepa tied employment best with 15 points against Kansas Condition after playing as much as 8 minutes, only a couple of seconds inside the Longhorns’ first 12 games. … West Virginia’s Deek Culver had his 23rd career double-double with 14 points and 16 rebounds inside the Mountaineers’ 72-70 loss to Texas.

Round The WOMEN’S SIDE

Iowa Condition earned its first road win over Baylor since 1997 when Ashley Joens scored 27 points in the 75-71 victory inside the sixth-rated Lady Bears. Joens had 14 points and 6 of her 12 rebounds inside the fourth quarter. … Baylor’s loss for the Cyclones clicked its 61-game home win streak. … West Virginia’s Esmery Martinez is fourth across the nation with 13.2 rebounds per game. … Kansas Condition was due to play West Virginia and Kansas now after you have games against Oklahoma, West Virginia, Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma Condition postponed due to COVID-19 protocols. … TCU transformed a seven-point fourth-quarter deficit inside an 81-78 win over the Jayhawks. … Texas Tech beat Texas 74-66 due to its first win over the Longhorns in eight years.