Top Players to Watch: Texas vs. Penn State - Second Round
The Texas Longhorns and the Penn State Nittany Lions are slated to meet in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena, with a start time of 7:45 PM ET. When these two teams hit the hardwood, Marcus Carr and Jalen Pickett are two players to watch.
In the article below, we'll give you all the info you need to know about who to look out for in this matchup on CBS.
How to Watch Texas vs. Penn State
- Game Day: Saturday, March 18
- Game Time: 7:45 PM ET
- Arena: Wells Fargo Arena
- Location: Des Moines, Iowa
- TV: CBS | Watch live on FuboTV
Texas' Last Game
In its most recent game, Texas defeated Colgate on Thursday, 81-61. Its high scorer was Jabari Rice with 23 points.
Penn State's Last Game
Penn State was victorious in its most recent game against Texas A&M, 76-59, on Thursday. Andrew Funk was its leading scorer with 27 points.
Texas Players to Watch
Rice is averaging 12.9 points, 2.1 assists and 3.7 rebounds per game.
Timmy Allen leads his squad in rebounds per contest (5.4), and also puts up 10.3 points and 3.6 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
Tyrese Hunter is posting 10.2 points, 2.5 assists and 2.9 rebounds per contest.
Dylan Disu posts 8.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 0.6 steals and 1.4 blocked shots.
Penn State Players to Watch
Pickett leads the Nittany Lions in scoring (17.9 points per game), rebounding (7.3) and assists (6.7), shooting 51.1% from the floor and 38.5% from beyond the arc with 1.3 triples per contest. He also puts up 0.9 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
The Nittany Lions receive 14.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from Seth Lundy.
Funk gives the Nittany Lions 12.5 points, 3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest. He also posts 0.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
Camren Wynter gives the Nittany Lions 8.8 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2 assists per game. He also posts 0.6 steals and 0 blocked shots.
Myles Dread is posting 5.4 points, 2 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest, making 39.9% of his shots from the field and 37.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 treys per contest.
Texas Top Performers (Last 10 Games)
Penn State Top Performers (Last 10 Games)
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