5 Bold Predictions For Oklahoma vs. West Virginia In Top 10 Showdown

By RantSports Staff

The top 10 matchups continue to be played on a weekly basis in the Big 12 thanks to the conference being so stacked. Enter Oklahoma vs. West Virginia … yet another top 10 matchup in the Big 12.

Before these two teams start duking it out and before one of the two gains another resume booster, let’s take a crack at five bold predictions.

And remember, these predictions are bold for a reason — we’re taking a long shot here.

5 Bold Predictions For Oklahoma vs. West Virginia In Top 10 Showdown
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5. Five Mountaineers Score In Double Figures

Five Mountaineers Score In Double Figures Credit: Getty Images
Only three guys on West Virginia are currently averaging double figures in the scoring department. With a little luck and some high scoring going on, this bold prediction could come true.

5. Five Mountaineers Score In Double Figures

Only three guys on West Virginia are currently averaging double figures in the scoring department. With a little luck and some high scoring going on, this bold prediction could come true.

4. Player Of The Game: Isaiah Cousins

Player Of The Game: Isaiah Cousins Credit: Getty Images
The obvious pick here would be Buddy Hield, and he will likely get his points. Dare to be bold is the motto, though. Cousins is averaging 13.7 PPG and hitting 44.8 percent of his threes, so he is more than capable of stepping up on the big stage.

4. Player Of The Game: Isaiah Cousins

The obvious pick here would be Buddy Hield, and he will likely get his points. Dare to be bold is the motto, though. Cousins is averaging 13.7 PPG and hitting 44.8 percent of his threes, so he is more than capable of stepping up on the big stage.

3. First Team To 80 — Yes, 80 — Wins This Showdown

First Team To 80 — Yes, 80 — Wins This Showdown Credit: Getty Images
Well, both teams are averaging 80 or more points per game. Also, who doesn't like a high-scoring affair?

3. First Team To 80 — Yes, 80 — Wins This Showdown

Well, both teams are averaging 80 or more points per game. Also, who doesn't like a high-scoring affair?

2. Sooners Add Another Road Win To Resume

Sooners Add Another Road Win To Resume Credit: Getty Images
The Sooners are arguably the best team in the country, and they have the solid 20-5 record to prove it. If Isaiah Cousins steps up and Hield does Hield-like things out on the basketball court, the Sooners will be victorious.

2. Sooners Add Another Road Win To Resume

The Sooners are arguably the best team in the country, and they have the solid 20-5 record to prove it. If Isaiah Cousins steps up and Hield does Hield-like things out on the basketball court, the Sooners will be victorious.

1. Looking Toward The Tourney: Oklahoma Earns A No. 1 Seed

Looking Toward The Tourney: Oklahoma Earns A No. 1 Seed Credit: Getty Images
Oklahoma is already worthy of a No. 1 seed for the 2016 NCAA tournament. Adding a win — a road win at that — against a top 10 team is really the cherry on top. It surely doesn't hurt this team's case that it has the best player in the country.

1. Looking Toward The Tourney: Oklahoma Earns A No. 1 Seed

Oklahoma is already worthy of a No. 1 seed for the 2016 NCAA tournament. Adding a win — a road win at that — against a top 10 team is really the cherry on top. It surely doesn't hurt this team's case that it has the best player in the country.

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