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OU vs. Baylor men's basketball: How to watch, things to know, projected starters

No. 1 Baylor at OU

When: 8 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Lloyd Noble Center, Norman

TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28)

Radio: KRXO-FM 107.7

Three things to know

• Baylor won the first meeting between the teams 61-57. The game came down to the final seconds. Redshirt junior guard Austin Reaves missed a 3-point shot that would have given the Sooners the lead with about three seconds left.

• Baylor is undefeated in conference play this season and are ranked No. 1 in the country by the AP. OU is 6-2 all time at home against No. 1-ranked teams. The Sooners are also 11-1 at home this season.

• The Bears have the No. 1 defense in the Big 12, only giving up an average of 58.4 points per game. Baylor’s defense has helped it achieve the second-best margin of victory in the conference, beating opponents by an average of 13.1 points.

PROJECTED STARTERS

Baylor (23-1, 12-0 Big 12)

Pos.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.;;Reb.

G;;Jared Butler;;6-3;;So.;;15.3;;2.7

G;;Davion Mitchell;;6-2;;RSo.;;10.0;;2.8

G;;Devonte Bandoo;;6-3;;Sr.;;7.8;;3.9

G/F;;Mark Vital;;6-5;;RJr.;;6.2;;6.3

F;;Freddie Gillespie;;6-9;;RSr.;;9.7;;8.8

Oklahoma (16-9, 6-6 Big 12)

Pos.;;Player;;Ht.;;Cl.;;Pts.;;Reb.

G;;Jamal Bieniemy;;6-5;;So.;;5.1;;4.0

G;;Alondes Williams;;6-5;;Jr.;;6.6;;2.1

G;;Austin Reaves;;6-5;;RJr.;;14.1;;5.0

F;;Kristian Doolittle;;6-7;;Sr.;;15.5;;9.1

F;;Brady Manek;;6-9;;Jr.;;15.6;;6.3

Abby Bitterman, Staff writer

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<strong>Oklahoma's Brady Manek, left, gestures after making a basket during Wednesday's game against Iowa State in Norman. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]</strong>

Oklahoma's Brady Manek, left, gestures after making a basket during Wednesday's game against Iowa State in Norman. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

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Abby Bitterman

Abby Bitterman covers OU athletics for The Oklahoman. She joined The Oklahoman in September 2019 to cover high school sports. A Chicago native, Abby graduated from the University of Oklahoma in May of 2019 with degrees in journalism and political... Read more ›

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