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OU Instant Reaction – Baseball Moving on | 23 Personnel Podcast – 141

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Baseball

  • Round Rock Classic Recap (STP Series Thread – https://stakingtheplains.com/2020/02/21/preview-series-thread-round-rock-classic/)
    • Friday vs Tennessee, L 6-2
      • Bad start – gave up 3 runs in B1
      • Tech scored one run in each of the 3rd and 4th to pull within 4-2, but then Tennessee scored one each in 6th & 7th 
    • Saturday vs Stanford, W 7-2
      • Bryce Bonnin and Micah Dallas combined for 15K, 6H, 1BB (Bonnin career high K-9)
      • Dallas now has 11Ks through only 7 IP on the season
      • Offensively, Tech scored in 1st, 2nd and 4th innings, and then added 3 more in the 7th
    • Sunday vs Houston, W 3-2 (10) 
      • Brian Klein walk off single in the 10th
        • Dru Baker singled, Jung fouled out, Stilwell K, Baker stole 2nd, Fulford intentional BB, Klein single
        • Klein was 0-12 on the weekend going into that AB
      • Austin Becker started, 4IP, 3H, 2 R, 2 K, 3 BB
        • Dobbins 1 IP, 1 H, 1K, 0 R
        • Brustoski 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 4 K
        • Sublette 2 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 5 K
        • Devine 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 K
      • No pitcher appeared 2x over the weekend
        • Depth key factor in win vs UH; they were reusing pitchers from earlier in the weekend
        • Bullpen went 14 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 22 Ks, 3 BBs
  • Tuesday vs Southern, W 13-2
    • Tech scored 3 runs in the 1st and 2nd innings, and then 6 in the 3rd
    • Southern SP fastball mid 80s, wind was blowing out 
    • Nate Rombach hit ANOTHER 3-run bomb (and then went 0-4 the rest of the game)
    • Mason Montgomery started; 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 3 W, 7 K
      • Only “trouble” In 4th inning, Montgomery gave up a double
      • Next batter hits a single, and runner trying to score from 2nd thrown out at the plate
      • Batter who hit single is caught attempting to steal 2nd to end the inning
    • Connor Queen made his first appearance of the season; 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K 
      • Only threw 13 pitches, 9 were strikes
    • Hendrix closed it out; 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R (2-run HR in the 9th), 1 BB, 3 K
    • One more vs Southern Wednesday at 1 pm
  • Updated rankings – Consensus Top 5
    • Baseball America #2
    • National College Baseball Writers Association #3
    • USA Today #3
    • College Baseball Nation #3
    • Perfect Game #4
    • D1 Baseball #5 
  • Upcoming Games:
    • Tallahassee 
      • Vs. Florida Atlantic – Fri 2/28 – 1pm TTSN
      • Vs. Florida State – Sat 2/29 – 5pm ACCN Extra/TTSN
      • Vs. Florida State – Sun 3/1 – 12pm ACCN Extra/TTSN
  • Dinger Derby
    • Twitter: @dinger_derby (@keithbpatrick)
    • The Gram: @ttu_dingerderby
  • Little League update?

 

Basketball 

  • Back IN AP Top 25 (22nd); Haslametrics #11; KenPom #16
  • Recent Game Recaps
    • Kevin McCullar
      • TCU – 21 min, 3-6 FG, 4-4 FT, 4 reb, 10 pts
      • OSU – 29 min, 6-8 FG, 3-3 FT, 5 reb, 15 pts
      • KSU – started, 33 min, 3-6 FG, 3-3 FT, 6 reb, 9 pts
      • ISU – started, 29 min, 2-5 FG, 2-3 FT, 11 reb, 6 pts
      • OU – started, 6-17 FG, 4 reb, 13 pts (high point)
    • Game 27 vs KSU – Wed 2/19 – 8pm (W 69-62)
    • Game 28 at ISU – Sat 2/22 (W 87-57)
    • Iowa State’s 30-point loss is worst-ever at Hilton Coliseum – others were 29-point loss to KU in 2003 and 26-point to KU this season
    • Last 2 seasons have given 5 teams worst ever losses (WVU and KU in 2019, OSU, TCU and ISU in 2020)
    • Game 29 at OU (neutral OKC)
      • Ramsey 0-8 FG
      • Team only had 9 FG in first half
      • 14 turnovers (7 each half)
    • Current Big 12 coaches BIg 12 records:
      • Self .815; Beard .588; Huggins .552; Weber .507; Kruger .494; Drew .483; Prohm .453; Smart .420; Dixon .417; Boynton .340
      • First 45 series in current Big 12 alignment
        • Tech earned 4 sweeps (3 vs TCU) and has been swept 22x
      • Last 23 series
        • Tech hasnt been swept and has 11 sweeps of its own @BulliesofBroadway
    • Tech has 4 players in the conference’s top 8 in terms of eFG% (Holyfield #2, Moretti #4, Edwards #6, Ramsey #8)
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