Alcorn State @ Oklahoma
Current Records: Alcorn State 1-10; Oklahoma 9-2
What to Know
The Alcorn State Braves' road trip will continue as they head to Lloyd Noble Center at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday to face off against the Oklahoma Sooners. Oklahoma will be strutting in after a victory while the Braves will be stumbling in from a defeat.
A win for Alcorn State just wasn't in the stars on Monday as the team never even grasped a temporary lead. They took a serious blow against the Baylor Bears, falling 94-57. Guard Keondre Montgomery had a pretty forgettable game, playing for 27 minutes but putting up just seven points on 2-for-10 shooting.
Meanwhile, Oklahoma made easy work of the Texas-Arlington Mavericks on Sunday and carried off a 70-50 win. Guard Umoja Gibson (14 points), forward Tanner Groves (13 points), and forward Jalen Hill (12 points) were the top scorers for Oklahoma.
Alcorn State have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 26.50 point spread they are up against. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 8-3 against the spread when expected to lose.
The Braves are now 1-10 while the Sooners sit at 9-2. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Alcorn State has allowed their opponents to shoot 48.10% from the floor on average, which is the 348th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. Oklahoma's offense has more to brag about, as they they rank 10th in college basketball when it comes to field goal percentage, with 50.30% on the season. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Lloyd Noble Center -- Norman, Oklahoma
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Sooners are a big 26.5-point favorite against the Braves, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Sooners as a 26-point favorite.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.