With floor general Austin Reaves back in the fold, the Oklahoma Sooners look to get back to their winning ways as they host the Iowa St. Cyclones.
It's a good morning to bounce back.— Oklahoma Basketball (@OU_MBBall) February 6, 2021
Oklahoma vs. Iowa State coming up at the top of the hour on ESPN2.#BoomerSooner pic.twitter.com/RR4fkv7Ejr
No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners (11-5, 6-4 Big 12) at Iowa State (2-10, 0-7 Big 12): 11 a.m. CT at the Lloyd Noble Center
Commentary: Rich Hollenberg and Robbie Hummel
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Radio: Sooner Sports Radio Network (KRXO 107.7 FM The Franchise in Oklahoma City; KTBZ 1430 AM in Tulsa; Tune In Radio App) with Toby Rowland and Kevin Henry announcing
Line: Oklahoma -14.5 (as of 10 a.m. CT)
About Iowa State
- The Cyclones sit at No. 133 nationally in KenPom’s team efficiency ratings and haven’t won a game since Dec. 20 — a 60-45 win over Jackson State. They are currently No. 143 in adjusted offensive efficiency and No. 130 in adjusted defensive efficiency.
- Iowa State as also been hit hard by COVID-19 positives and contact tracing, as the ‘Clones have had four Big 12 games postponed (four straight games from Jan. 13-23) and have been shorthanded in a number of others.
- ISU is led by junior guard Rasir Bolton, who is averaging 15.4 PPG, 5.1 RPG and 4.5 APG. Forward Javan Johnson, who was averaging 12.2 PPG but hasn’t played since Jan. 9, will be back in the lineup for a team that is finally back to full strength.
Iowa State, will all players available, will put up more of a fight than anticipated, but Reaves, Harmon and the Sooners will take care of business and win going away.
Oklahoma 82, Iowa State 70