Hoops


2022-23 college basketball
13 of Saturday’s best college hoop games
Arkansas
@ Oklahoma (@ Tulsa)
— Arkansas (8-1) ranked #17 by KenPom
— Tempo: #28
— Experience: #278
— Continuity: #333
— Arkansas won its last four games, giving up 61.8 ppg.
— Hogs went 2-1 in Maui Classic, its only road games.
— Arkansas is forcing turnovers 24.4% of time (#24). 
— Hogs are shooting 54.9% inside arc (#48)
— Opponents are shooting 45.5% inside arc (#59)
— Arkansas schedule, to this point: #211
— bench minutes: #316
— Arkansas is 1-1 vs top 100 teams; only loss? #22 Creighton, 90-87

— Oklahoma (7-2) ranked #33 by KenPom
— Tempo: #335
— Experience: #93
— Continuity: #150
— Oklahoma won seven of its last eight games.
— Sooners are 3-2 vs top 100 teams; lost to #55 Villanova/#90 Sam Houston
— Their two losses were by total of five points.
— Sooners are shooting 55.6% inside arc (#30), 38.1% on arc (#36)
— Opponents are shooting 27% on arc (#22)
— Sooners are #35 team in country on defensive boards.
— Oklahoma schedule, to this point: #146
— bench minutes: #190
— Oklahoma is 3-2 vs top 100 teams (wins over teams #52-64-81)

LSU vs Wake Forest (@ Atlanta)
— LSU (7-1) ranked #62 by KenPom
— Tempo: #128
— Experience: #106
— Continuity: #349
— LSU hasn’t played in eight days.
— Tigers went 2-1 on neutral floor in Cayman Islands.
— Tigers are shooting 38.6% on arc (#26)
— LSU is forcing turnovers 23.3% of time (#35)
— LSU’s best win: 73-58 over #126 Akron.
— LSU’s schedule, to this point: #349
— bench minutes: #235
— Tigers’ only loss: 61-59 to #58 Kansas State.
— LSU has #32 eFG% defense in country.

— Wake Forest (7-2) ranked #75 by KenPom
— Tempo: #83
— Experience: #77
— Continuity: #299
— Wake Forest hasn’t played in eight days.
— Deacons is 1-1 vs top 100 teams (beat Clemson, lost to Wisconsin)
— Wake Forest is 7-0 giving up less than 77 points.
— Deacons are shooting 55.1% inside arc (#38)
— Wake Forest split its four games away from home.
— Wake Forest’s schedule, to this point: #218
— bench minutes: #189
— Deacons are #54 team in country on defensive boards. 


 

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