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Clinging to their top ten rankings, Texas starts the week at home against Oklahoma State.

No. 10 Texas v. Oklahoma State

20:00 Tuesday, Moody Center

TV/radio: ND/104.9

About the series: Texas leads 56-47. Earlier this month, Marcus Carr and Timmy Allen scored 23 points together in UT’s 56-46 win over Oklahoma State in Stillwater.

About Longhorns: Texas dropped three places in Monday’s AP poll to No. 10. This is the Longhorns’ third-best ranking this season. … Utah, under senior quarterback Jabari Rice, is averaging a conference-high 27.95 points off the bench. Rice never started this year, but his 10.1 points per game ranks fourth among the Longhorns. … Disu has scored five blocked shots in two different games this season. … Texas has trailed by double figures in each of their last three home games, but rallied to win two of those contests. Texas has been on the road all last week.

About Cowboys: Oklahoma State lost all three road games in conference play. … Oklahoma’s 5.7 blocks average is the ninth most in the nation. … Junior forward Moussa Cisse leads the Big 12 in both blocks (2.4 per game) and rebounds (8.9). Mohamed Bamba was the last player to end the season as the Big 12 leader in both of these statistical categories. The former Texas forward accomplished the feat in 2017-18. … Alternate guard Caleb Asberry is a Pflugerville native and transferred from Texas.

— Danny Davis

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