Rhode Island @ Tulsa
Current Records: Rhode Island 3-0; Tulsa 2-1
What to Know
The Rhode Island Rams will take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Ocean Center. Both teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
Rhode Island beat the Boston College Eagles 57-49 on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Tulsa didn’t have too much breathing room in their contest with the Oregon State Beavers on Monday, but they still walked away with a 64-58 win. Forward Rey Idowu and forward Jeriah Horne were among the main playmakers for the Golden Hurricane as the former had 11 points along with eight rebounds and the latter posted a double-double on 17 points and ten boards. Idowu’s performance made up for a slower game against the Air Force Falcons on Saturday.
The Rams are now a perfect 3-0 while Tulsa sits at 2-1. A couple defensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Rhode Island have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 28.90%, which places them second in college basketball. On the other end of the spectrum, Tulsa has allowed their opponents to shoot 46.30% from the floor on average, which is the 49th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Ocean Center — Daytona Beach, Florida
- Follow: CBS Sports App
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.