How to Watch Drake vs. Washington State Basketball: Live Stream & TV Channel Info – NCAA Tournament First Round

The No. 10 seed Drake Bulldogs (28-6) and the No. 7 seed Washington State Cougars (24-9) will meet on Thursday at 10:05 PM ET in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The matchup airs on truTV.

To see the Bulldogs take on the Cougars, tune in to truTV.

Bulldogs vs. Cougars Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Time: 10:05 PM ET
  • TV: truTV
  • Live Stream: Stream NCAA men’s basketball on Paramount Plus and Hulu + Live TV
  • Where: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Venue: CHI Health Center Omaha

Bulldogs Insights

  • On offense, Drake is averaging 80.5 points per game (32nd-ranked in college basketball). It is surrendering 70.5 points per contest on defense (128th-ranked).
  • With 34.4 rebounds per game, the Bulldogs rank 238th in college basketball. They cede 32.6 rebounds per contest, which ranks 53rd in college basketball.
  • So far this season, Drake ranks 32nd in college basketball in assists, putting up 15.9 per game.
  • The Bulldogs are top-25 this season in turnovers, ranking 13th-best in college basketball with 8.8 turnovers per game. Meanwhile, they rank 123rd with 11.8 forced turnovers per contest.
  • So far this season, Drake is draining 8.7 treys per game (58th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 36.7% (33rd-ranked) from three-point land.
  • So far this year, the Bulldogs are ceding 7.4 treys per game (192nd-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opposing teams to shoot 32.9% (136th-ranked) from downtown.
  • Of the shots attempted by Drake in 2023-24, 60.2% of them have been two-pointers (69.5% of the team’s made baskets) and 39.8% have been from beyond three-point land (30.5%).

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Cougars Insights

  • In 2023-24, Washington State is 155th in the nation on offense (74.3 points scored per game) and 44th defensively (66.9 points conceded).
  • In 2023-24, the Cougars are 69th in the country in rebounds (37.7 per game) and 21st-best in rebounds allowed (31.6).
  • At 12.5 assists per game, Washington State is 230th in the country.
  • The Cougars are 83rd in college basketball in turnovers per game (10.2) and 290th in turnovers forced (10.1).
  • Washington State makes 6.4 3-pointers per game and shoots 34% from beyond the arc, ranking 280th and 181st, respectively, in the country.
  • Defensively, the Cougars are 14th-best in the country in 3-pointers allowed per game at 5.7. They are 84th in 3-point percentage allowed at 32%.
  • Washington State attempts 68% percent of its shots from inside the arc, and 32% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 76.7% of Washington State’s baskets are 2-pointers, and 23.3% are 3-pointers.

Bulldogs Leaders

  • Tucker DeVries leads the Bulldogs in points and assists per game, scoring 21.8 points and distributing 3.6 assists.
  • Darnell Brodie is Drake’s best rebounder, pulling down an average of 7.9 boards in each contest while scoring 11.3 points per game.
  • DeVries makes more threes per game than any other member of the Bulldogs, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.6 per contest.
  • DeVries is Drake’s leader in steals, averaging 1.6 steals per game, while Brodie leads them in blocks with 0.5 per contest.

Cougars Leaders

  • Isaac Jones sits on top of the Cougars leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 15.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • Myles Rice’s assist statline leads Washington State; he records 3.9 assists per game.
  • Jaylen Wells knocks down two three-pointers per game, the most on the Cougars.
  • Washington State’s leader in steals is Rice (1.6 per game), and its leader in blocks is Rueben Chinyelu (1.2 per game).
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