5 Bold Predictions For Oklahoma vs. Texas In Big 12 Showdown

By Trevor Lowry

At this point in the game, the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns are locks to make the 2016 NCAA tournament. Before the Big 12 tournament goes down (it is right around the corner), we get to witness yet another great Big 12 matchup. And before said great Big 12 matchup goes down, check out some bold predictions.

Side Note: Remember, these predictions are bold for a reason — we’re taking a long shot here.

5 Bold Predictions For Oklahoma vs. Texas In Big 12 Showdown
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5. Isaiah Taylor Is A Scoring Machine

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Isaiah Taylor is leading the Longhorns in scoring with 15.4 PPG. However, fans can expect an even bigger scoring show from Taylor in this contest. A 20+ night in the scoring department might need to happen if Texas is going to pull off the upset.

5. Isaiah Taylor Is A Scoring Machine

Isaiah Taylor is leading the Longhorns in scoring with 15.4 PPG. However, fans can expect an even bigger scoring show from Taylor in this contest. A 20+ night in the scoring department might need to happen if Texas is going to pull off the upset.

4. Buddy Hield Drops 30 On The Road

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When it comes to college basketball, Buddy Hield is as good as it gets. When it comes to this Big 12 clash, Hield will prove that by dropping 30 or more in the scoring department. Hield is averaging 25.1 PPG, but Texas only allows 68 PPG.

4. Buddy Hield Drops 30 On The Road

When it comes to college basketball, Buddy Hield is as good as it gets. When it comes to this Big 12 clash, Hield will prove that by dropping 30 or more in the scoring department. Hield is averaging 25.1 PPG, but Texas only allows 68 PPG.

3. Prince Ibeh Pulls Off A Double-Double

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Keeping the bold train moving, Prince Ibeh will drop a double-double. For all it's worth, he had nine points and 11 boards against the Sooners in Round 1.

3. Prince Ibeh Pulls Off A Double-Double

Keeping the bold train moving, Prince Ibeh will drop a double-double. For all it's worth, he had nine points and 11 boards against the Sooners in Round 1.

2. This Is Not A Game Of Lead Changes

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Translation: The winner of this game will lead the entire way — well, for the most part, that is. You can find out who said winner will be in the following slide.

2. This Is Not A Game Of Lead Changes

Translation: The winner of this game will lead the entire way — well, for the most part, that is. You can find out who said winner will be in the following slide.

1. The Sooners Achieve The Regular-Season Sweep

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The Sooners have been shaky lately (who hasn't been shaky at some point in 2015-16?), but they did knock off West Virginia not too long ago. Texas might be a tourney lock and is playing at home, but Oklahoma could be the best team in the sport.

1. The Sooners Achieve The Regular-Season Sweep

The Sooners have been shaky lately (who hasn't been shaky at some point in 2015-16?), but they did knock off West Virginia not too long ago. Texas might be a tourney lock and is playing at home, but Oklahoma could be the best team in the sport.

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