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Little Rock @ Tulsa

Current Records: Little Rock 4-2; Tulsa 3-2

What to Know

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane will look to defend their home court on Friday against the Little Rock Trojans at 8 p.m. ET. Little Rock should still be feeling good after a victory, while the Golden Hurricane will be looking to right the ship.

On Sunday, Tulsa lost to the Utah Utes by a decisive 72-58 margin. Guard Sam Griffin (18 points) was the top scorer for Tulsa.

As for Little Rock, they have more to be thankful for after their game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Monday. Little Rock took their matchup against NIU 67-60.

The Golden Hurricane are the favorite in this one, with an expected 12.5-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are 0-2 against the spread when favored.

Tulsa is now 3-2 while Little Rock sits at 4-2. A pair of numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Tulsa enters the contest with only 10.4 turnovers per game on average, good for 32nd best in college basketball. But Little Rock ranks 19th in college basketball when it comes to takeaways, with 19.3 on average. These opposing strengths should make for an exciting matchup.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Donald Reynolds Center -- Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $10.00

Odds

The Golden Hurricane are a big 12.5-point favorite against the Trojans, 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 Golden Hurricane as a 13-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Little Rock have won two out of their last three games against Tulsa.

  • Nov 19, 2018 - Tulsa 88 vs. Little Rock 78
  • Dec 03, 2016 - Little Rock 72 vs. Tulsa 62
  • Nov 28, 2015 - Little Rock 64 vs. Tulsa 60