WHEN: 4 p.m. today
WHERE: American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas
RECORDS: Alabama 0-0, Oklahoma 0-0.
ON THE AIR: TV - Nationally on FOX Sports Southwest, with regional coverage aired on FOX SportsSouth. FM-94.5.
NOTEWORTHY: Alabama returns eight letterwinners and three starters off last season’s team that finished 23-13 overall and reached the NIT Quarterfinals. The Tide finished tied for second in the Southeastern Conference with a 12-6 record. In all, Alabama returns approximately 67 percent of its scoring, 60 percent of its rebounding and 54 percent of its assists from the 2012-13 campaign.
Oklahoma welcomes back six letterwinners and two starters from the last year’s NCAA Tournament team. The Sooners finished the year 20-12 overall and 11-7 in the Big 12 Conference. Oklahoma returns 32 percent of its scoring, 38 percent of its rebounding and 44 percent of its assists from a year ago.