A peep on the upcoming weekend in the end of the Mammoth 12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
After the Mammoth 12 had three of its five midweek games postponed attributable to COVID-19 protocols, together with a exciting Thursday evening matchup between No. 9 Oklahoma and No. 12 Texas, the league gets support to work in earnest on Saturday with a (nearly) tubby slate of games. The highlights are No. 13 West Virginia visiting the Longhorns and No. 15 Texas Tech heading to No. 23 Kansas. The Mountaineers had their sport against 2nd-ranked Baylor postponed, so they’ll be playing for the vital time since a three-sport derive prance ended against the Sooners. The Purple Raiders were off even longer, having three games against Baylor and TCU called off. And now they bag a scorching bunch of Jayhawks that responded to falling out of the Top 25 for the vital time in 12 years by ripping off four straight wins.
The Sooners traipse to Iowa Tell and Kansas Tell travels to TCU in the varied conference games Saturday, while the Bears are easy on hiatus attributable to COVID-19 and had their sport against Oklahoma Tell postponed. The Cowboys are attributable to play Texas Tech of their next sport Monday evening, and Baylor is finally scheduled to be support on the court Tuesday evening against the Cyclones. That’s the connected evening Kansas heads to Texas for a high-profile midweek matchup.
PLAYER TO WATCH
If truth be told more than doubtless the most huge causes Oklahoma has climbed into the top 10 is Austin Reaves, the senior guard who has proven to be mighty more than correct a sharpshooter over the final few weeks. Reaves has scored no less than 16 parts in four straight games, and the previous three he’s added no less than six rebounds. The coup de grace came against West Virginia, when Reaves poured in 28 parts and made a nifty crossover ahead of drilling a floating jumper for the final margin in a 91-90 double-time previous regulation victory.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
Baylor’s long stretch with out a sport methodology it has loved matching the program’s most efficient launch, situation for the length of the 2011-12 season, but hasn’t been ready to make upon it. … Jalen Coleman-Lands has led Iowa Tell in scoring in its final three games, together with 17 parts at Oklahoma Tell. … Jalen Wilson had 11 parts and 9 rebounds while Marcus Garrett scored a sport-high 14 in a the Jayhawks’ derive over Kansas Tell. … The Wildcats’ starting backcourt of Mike McGuirl (0-6), Selton Miguel (0-2) and Nigel Pack (0-7) were a mixed 0 for 15 from the 3-point arc against Kansas. … The Sooners possess received seven of their final eight games with all five starters in double-figures scoring of their derive over the Mountaineers. … West Virginia’s Derek Culver had a occupation-most efficient 29 parts and 14 rebounds in the loss to the Sooners. … Cowboys standout Cade Cunningham, a attainable top deal with close in the NBA draft, matched a occupation high with four 3-pointers and scored 21 parts against Iowa Tell.
ON THE WOMEN’S SIDE
Iowa Tell (14-8, 10-5 Mammoth 12) faces Oklahoma Tell (16-6, 12-4) on Saturday in a sport matching two of the top four groups in the Mammoth 12. … Baylor has received eight straight games to steer the Mammoth 12 at 11-1 in conference play. … Oklahoma’s Madi Williams had 27 parts and 13 rebounds in a derive over Iowa Tell. She also scored 21 parts while sparking a 15-0 fourth-quarter poke in an upset of the Mountaineers. … Lexi Donarski situation an Iowa Tell freshman account with 32 parts in a derive over the Horned Frogs. She became once 10 of 14 from the sphere. … Oklahoma Tell’s Natasha Mack and Texas’ Charli Collier each possess 14 double-doubles this season, tied for 2nd in the nation. … Vivian Grey of Texas Tech is the perfect participant to steer her workforce in all five vital statistical classes: 18.9 parts, 8.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.6 blocks and 1.2 steals per sport.
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