OSU at Texas-Arlington men's basketball: Tip time, starting lineups, three things to know
Oklahoma State at Texas-Arlington
When: 3 p.m. Wednesday
Where: College Park Center; Arlington, Texas
TV: ESPN2 (Cox 28/HD 721, Dish 143, DirecTV 209, U-verse 606/HD 1606)
Radio: KXXY-FM 96.1
Three things to know
• OSU stars Isaac Likekele and Cade Cunningham are both from Arlington. Cunningham played his first two high school seasons at Bowie High before transferring to Montverde (Florida) Academy. Likekele played at Timberview High. The Cowboys have five players from the Dallas-Forth Worth Metroplex, including Chris Harris Jr. (South Garland), Montreal Pena (Arlington Martin) and Avery Anderson III (Northwest in Justin, Texas).
• This will be the 13th meeting between OSU and Texas-Arlington. The Cowboys are 11-1 in the series, including a five-game winning streak. OSU won the last meeting on Dec. 19, 2012. Texas-Arlington last won on Dec. 3, 1987.
• Kalib Boone improved down the stretch of his first season and will have a bigger role in the center of the paint. He averaged 5.8 points and 3.2 rebounds in Big 12 play. He also ranked 15th in the conference with 0.74 blocks per game. His biggest outburst was 16 points and three blocks in a late-season upset of No. 24-ranked Texas Tech.
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Jacob Unruh, Staff writer
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