10th-seeded Oklahoma squares off against No. 7-seeded San Diego State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on Friday. Tipoff is at 9:20 p.m. ET and you can see it on TBS.
In their last game on Mar. 14, Romero Osby put up 18 points and nine rebounds for the Sooners in a loss to Iowa State, 73-66. With 15.8 points per game, 7.0 rebounds per game, and 0.9 blocks per game, he leads the team in all three categories. For the Aztecs, Jamaal Franklin put up eight points and 12 rebounds in the 60-50 loss to New Mexico on Mar. 15. He contributes a team-leading 16.7 points per game, 9.5 rebounds per game, and 3.2 assists per game.
StatSmack! Oklahoma is better than San Diego State
Oklahoma has a much better Kiplinger In-State Ranking than San Diego State (No. 81 vs. No. 92).
The Big 12 has 3 teams - Iowa State (80.1), Kansas (74.6), and Baylor (74.5) - that score more per game than the Mountain West leader, Boise State (73.5).
The Oklahoma assist leader (Sam Grooms, 94 assists) has more assists than the San Diego State assist leader (Jamaal Franklin, 90 assists).
The Big 12 has had five more Final Four teams than the Mountain West over the past 10 years.