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Nebraska vs Oklahoma State Game Day Thread

Opponent: Oklahoma State


Date: Saturday, March 1, 2008, 12:45 p.m. CST

Listen:Huskers Sports Network, Satellite Radio: Nebraska broadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 143
TV: ESPN Plus Regional Coverage - (Channel 8 KLKN in Lincoln; Channel 15 KXVO in Omaha; KIIT in North Platte)
Webcast: None - Not Available on Channel Surfing
Arena: Gallagher-Iba Arena (13,611)

Please use this thread to discuss the Nebraska - Oklahoma State basketball game or any other games you might be watching (or listening to) today.

Reading, sleeping and a better diet has helped Ade Dagundoro be a big part of Husker success.

The OWH weighs in on Dagundoro's success.

Oklahoma State has won five of their last six games. The Cowboys are one game out of fourth place and two games out of third in the Big 12 standings. Three weeks ago, OSU was on a six-game losing streak and tied with Colorado for last place.

Nebraska leads the series with Oklahoma State 62-50.

Aleks Maric

Aleks Maric has garnered some incredible statistics in his Husker career.

  • Aleks Maric is currently ninth on the all-time Husker scoring list.
  • Active career leader in the Big 12 for rebounds (937), double-doubles (34) and double-figure rebound games (37).
  • Second to Venson Hamilton in Nebraska Career Rebounds
  • Second to Venson Hamilton in Nebraska career double-doubles.
  • Ninth in Big 12 career double-doubles.
  • Second to Venson Hamilton in career double-doubles in Big 12 games only.

Aleks Maric is only the sixth player in Big 12 conference history to reach 1,500 points and 900-rebounds. With points today he'll move up that list.

Big 12-era Players with 1,500-Points, 900-Rebounds

Player Points Rebounds
1 Nick Collison (KU, 2000-03) 2,097 1,143
2 Arthur Johnson (MU, 2000-04) 1,759 1,083
3 Eduardo Najera (OU, 1997-00) 1,646 910
4 Ivan McFarlin (OSU, 2001-05) 1,526 978
5 Drew Gooden (KU, 2000-02) 1,526 905
6 Aleks Maric (2005-pres.) 1,525 937

** Currently only one other Big 12-era player has at least 1,500 points and 800 rebounds (Wayne Simien, KU, 2002-05; 1,593 points; 884 rebounds) although Texas A&M's Joseph Jones (2005-pres.) is closing in on that level with 1,611 points and 791 rebounds.

Below are the full stats from both teams:

Nebraska

Oklahoma State



Nebraska Baseball plays a double-header against UC Riverside today with game one starting at 1:35 pm.