College Basketball

Regional college basketball previews for Saturday’s games 11.06.14

Oklahoma State (7-0) at South Carolina (4-3)

Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, S.C., noon (ESPNU)

The Gamecocks begin a four-game homestand Satuday when they host the Cowboys in the SEC-Big 12 Challenge. … South Carolina has won its past two games, both by double digits, including a 77-59 victory at Marshall on Monday. … Oklahoma State, which received votes in the latest AP Top 25 poll, has won all of its games by 13 or more points. Bill Kiser

Winthrop (3-3) at Maryland (7-1)

Xfinity Center, College Park, Md., 2 p.m.

The Eagles hit the road again for a nonconference game against the 21st-ranked Terrapins. … Winthrop is 0-4 all-time against Maryland, now in its first season in the Big 10 after moving from the ACC. … The Eagles are also 0-4 all-time against Big 10 teams. B.K.

Stetson (3-6) at Davidson (5-1)

Belk Arena, Davidson, 4 p.m.

The Wildcats wrap up a three-game nonconference homestand Saturday against the Hatters of the Atlantic Sun Conference. … Davidson enters on a three-game winning streak, including a 92-86 victory over Charlotte in the annual Hornets Nest Trophy game Wednesday. … Stetson has lost four of its past five games. B.K.

Morehouse (1-3) at Johnson C. Smith (2-3, 0-1 CIAA)

Brayboy Gymnasium, 4 p.m.

The Golden Bulls host the Maroon Tigers in the final game of the CIAA-SIAC Challenge on Saturday afternoon. … Guard Michael Scott, a redshirt freshman, leads the Maroon Tigers in scoring at 15.5 per game. B.K.

Queens (1-5, 1-2) at Tusculum (1-5, 1-2)

Pioneer Arena, Greeneville, Tenn., 4 p.m.

The Royals return to South Atlantic Conference play Saturday with a road game against the Pioneers. … Queens has lost its past three games, including a 73-71 loss to Livingstone on Wednesday. … Tusculum center Chase Mounce is fourth in the SAC in scoring (18.8 points per game) and second in rebounding (10.5 per game). B.K.

Thomas (9-1, 1-0 Sun) at Gardner-Webb (3-4)

Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, 7 p.m.

The Bulldogs play their second game in as many days when they host the Nighthawks on Saturday night. … Thomas, of the NAIA’s Sun Conference, is coming off a 74-61 loss to Brewton-Parker on Monday. B.K.

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