Stillwater – Oklahoma State is back in the United States and begins an expansion series of three games in six days.
First up is an in-state matchup with Tulsa to kick off Black Friday.
The Cowboys (3-2) will host the Golden Hurricanes (2-3) at the Gallagher-Iba Arena on Friday at 7 p.m., looking for their second win in a row.
OSU defeated DePaul in the consolation game of the Baha Mar Hoops Bahamas Championship on Sunday.
Tulsa is coming off a 1-2 trip to the Myrtle Beach Invitational.
Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know about Friday’s matchups:
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Oklahoma State’s Kalib Boone (22) shoots at Texas-Arlington guard Aaron Cash (00) during the men’s basketball game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys (OSU) and UT Arlington at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma. November 7, 2022.
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How Oklahoma State vs. View Tulsa
When: Friday at 7 p.m
Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater
Stream: ESPN+/Big 12 now
radio: KXY FM 96.1
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Three things to know about OSU vs. Tulsa
• OSU senior Kalib Boone has provided five assists in the last two games and now has 11 this season, one fewer than last season’s total. The Tulsa Memorial graduate is on track to easily surpass his career-high 24 assists set two years ago. He also averages 10.6 points and 6.2 rebounds this season, both of which are higher than his career average.
• OSU is 72-37 against Tulsa. They have not played since a win in Tulsa in December 2018. The Golden Hurricanes (2-3) feature former Midwest City star Keyshawn Embrey-Simpson and former Tulsa Webster guard Anthony Pritchard. Embry-Simpson is averaging 6.6 points off the bench, while Pritchard has started all five games and averages 8.6 points and 4.0 assists.
• OSU has a Black Friday special for the (3-2) game, with $1 tickets being offered in the top lobby. Fans are encouraged to wear black to darken the arena. The Cowboys also host an Angel Tree Toy Drive, seeking donations of Nerf guns, board games, puzzles, footballs, basketballs, soccer balls, and other toys.
,Jacob Unruh, staff writer
This article originally appeared in The Oklahoman: Oklahoma State vs. Tulsa men’s basketball: how to watch, live stream