Iowa State @ Oklahoma Men’s Basketball Preview


February 3rd, 2012 by Jim Field

Iowa St-Oklahoma Capsule

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State (16-6, 6-3 Big 12) at Oklahoma (13-8, 3-6); Saturday, 5 p.m.; Noble Center

On The Air: ESPN2

Iowa State-Oklahoma Probable Starters:

Iowa State Cyclones:

G- Scott Christopherson: 10.9 ppg., 2.9 rpg.

G- Chris Allen: 11.8 ppg., 2.4 apg.

G- Chris Babb: 9.1 ppg., 4.3 rpg.

F- Royce White: 14 ppg., 9.5 rpg.

F- Melvin Ejim: 8.3 ppg., 6.1 rpg.

Oklahoma Sooners

G- Cameron Clark: 8.2 ppg., 3.7 apg.

G- Steven Pledger: 17.8 ppg., 4.1 rpg.

G- Sam Grooms: 6.1 ppg., 3 rpg.

F- Romero Osby: 12.3 ppg., 8 rpg.

F- Andrew Fitzgerald: 12.8 ppg. 5.1 rpg.


Iowa State goes for its fifth win in six games when it travels to face Oklahoma on Saturday. The Cyclones beat Kansas State 72-70 on Tuesday night on Royce White’s jumper with 1.8 seconds left…Oklahoma has won five straight over Iowa State and nine of the last 11 games overall. The Sooners have also won their last seven home games against the Cyclones.