Texas Basketball: Analytical breakdown from win vs. OK State

Over 45 points combined between their top three scorers, including big man Dylan Disu, led Texas basketball to a dominant 81-65 win over Oklahoma State on March 2.

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Senior big man Dylan Disu and Texas basketball got their second straight win and third consecutive at home with a convincing 81-65 victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys at the Moody Center on March 2. Texas won both halves en route to one of the most complete victories we've seen from this team in the Big 12 this season.

Disu led the way with a team-high 17 points to get Texas its second-straight double-digit win in the Big 12. The Big 12 Player of the Year contender Disu also registered five rebounds, a season-high five assists, one steal, and one block in this impressive win over the Pokes.

How Texas basketball handily defeated Oklahoma State at the Moody Center

Here's an analytical breakdown of Texas's convincing 16-point win over Oklahoma State at the Moody Center on March 2.

Four Factors

True shooting percentage

Texas-56.3%

Oklahoma State-54.0%

Texas was shooting the ball efficiently from every level of the floor on the offensive end. The Longhorns shot 36 percent from deep, 47 percent from the field, and 89 percent from the stripe.

Turnover percentage

Texas-10.0%

Oklahoma State-20.0%

Any time an opponent turns the ball over on twice as many possessions as Texas, the Longhorns will have a great shot to win the game.

Offensive rebounding percentage

Texas-46.0%

Oklahoma State-26.7%

This was one of the best performances of the season for the Longhorns on the offensive glass. Disu and sophomore guard Chendall Weaver were two of four Longhorns players who registered multiple offensive boards against Oklahoma State.

FTA Rate

Texas-.132

Oklahoma State-.412

It's pretty impressive that the Longhorns beat Oklahoma State by nearly 20 points while getting 14 fewer free-throw attempts.

Style Metrics

Assist percentage: Texas-59.4%, Oklahoma State-42.9%

Assist/Turnover Ratio: Texas-2.4, Oklahoma State-0.6

Since so much of Oklahoma State's scoring came from the charity stripe, it masked their struggles moving the ball on offense. Texas held Oklahoma State to just nine assists while forcing 15 turnovers.

3PA Rate

Texas-36.8%

Oklahoma State-37.3%

Oklahoma State has relied more on the three-ball lately, but it was to their detriment in this game. Texas shot 10 percentage points from beyond the arc than Oklahoma State.

Pace

Texas-60 possessions

Oklahoma State-65 possessions

Texas and Oklahoma State are two of the slower-tempo teams in the Big 12 this season. The Longhorns' methodical ball movement on offense and stifling one-on-one defense made it easy to seal this win late with neither team playing too fast in the second half.

Texas never held less than a single-digit lead in the final five minutes of this game.

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