Texas looks for home win vs Iowa State

2 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Thursday, February 28 2019 Feb 28, 2019 February 28, 2019 1:45 PM February 28, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

Iowa State (20-8, 9-6) vs. Texas (15-13, 7-8)

Frank Erwin Special Events Center, Austin, Texas; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Texas looks for its fourth straight win over Iowa State at Frank Erwin Special Events Center. The last victory for the Cyclones at Texas was an 85-77 win on Feb. 21, 2015.

SAVVY SENIORS: Iowa State's Marial Shayok, Michael Jacobson and Nick Weiler-Babb have combined to score 51 percent of the team's points this season and have accounted for 48 percent of all Cyclones scoring over the last five games.

SHAYOK CAN SHOOT: Shayok has connected on 38.3 percent of the 141 3-pointers he's attempted and has made 6 of 14 over the last three games. He's also converted 89 percent of his free throws this season.

ASSIST RATIOS: The Cyclones have recently created buckets via assists more often than the Longhorns. Texas has an assist on 40 of 79 field goals (50.6 percent) over its past three matchups while Iowa State has assists on 46 of 85 field goals (54.1 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Texas has made 8.6 3-pointers per game as a team this year, which is second-best among Big 12 teams. The Longhorns have averaged 10.7 3-pointers per game over their last three games.

For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25

This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com

Copyright 2019 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.

More News

7 Days