The Pine Bluff, Arkansas Thursday’s NCAA basketball game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Golden Lions will take place at McCasland Field House. AR-Pine Bluff has a 4-4 record after going 1-3 in their past four games. In their most recent game, the Lions defeated Arkansas Baptist. Oklahoma, meanwhile, overcame USC in a close contest on Friday to maintain their perfect record after the six matches they have played this season.
Oklahoma’s performance this season has not garnered them enough recognition. In the initial four matches, the Sooners defeated Central Michigan, MS Valley State, Texas State, and UTRGV. Oklahoma has defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes as well as the USC Trojans in their two most recent matches. They needed to surpass the Trojans 36–31 against USC, but that was sufficient to win. Javian McCollum finished with a trio of assists, a pair of rebounds, along with 18 points. Oklahoma’s defense allows 59.8 points per contest this season, while the team averages 84.2 points. Although the offense receives most of the attention, this defense is quite good. The defense will need to do much better in this game.
This season, Arkansas Pine Bluff’s defense has struggled mightily against D1 opposition. The offense tallied 74 points versus Ball State two games prior, while the defense allowed 92 points, which resulted in a loss. A three-game winless skid also included losses to Minnesota and Incarnate Word. They were able to recover in the most recent match over Arkansas Baptist, prevailing 85–60. Arkansas Pine Bluff’s defense allows 82.98 points per match on the season, while their offense averages 87.4 points. In comparison, the defense ranks 348th, and the attack is ranked 18th. Despite shooting 44.8% from outside the three-point line and 60.7 % from the floor, Kylen Milton averages 20.9 points per game.
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AR Pine Bluff vs Oklahoma Game Information
- Date: 11/30/2023
- Time: 08:00 PM ET
- Location: McCasland Field House.
- How to Watch AR Pine Bluff vs Oklahoma: ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com