Collinsville at Tahlequah
Where: Tahlequah Multipurpose Activity Center.
Nicknames: Tahlequah Tigers; Collinsville Cardinals.
Records: Tahlequah (3-2, 1-1 Metro Lakes Conference); Collinsville (5-1, 2-0).
Coaches: Tahlequah (Chad Walker); Collinsville (Kelly Clarke).
About Tahlequah: The Lady Tigers are No. 7 in Class 5A. ... Tahlequah has lost two straight games (61-54 to Muskogee and 54-51 to Bishop Kelley). ... Tahlequah beat Collinsville twice last season by an average of 11.5 points per game. ... Jhonett Cookson leads the Lady Tigers with 13 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. ... Tahlequah will host Coweta on Saturday in Metro Lakes Conference play.
About Collinsville: The Lady Cardinals are No. 10 in 5A. ... Collinsville is 4-1 against ranked teams this year, with the only loss to 4A No. 8 Cascia Hall (47-43) in the Vinita tournament semifinals. ... Prior to Collinsville's 55-45 win over Pryor on Tuesday, the Lady Cardinals' first five games were decided by an average of 5.2 points per game. ... Shelbie Kirby, who scored a season-high 27 points against Miami on Dec. 6, is leading Collinsville with 17.5 points per contest.
Records: Tahlequah (1-4, 0-2); Collinsville (0-3, 0-2).
Coaches: Tahlequah (Mike Leafgreen); Collinsville (Todd Anderson).
About Tahlequah: The Tigers have lost three straight and are coming off a 68-48 loss at Bishop Kelley on Tuesday. ... Lain Wright is averaging 25.5 points per game in conference games. ... Tahlequah swept Collinsville during the regular season last year.
About Collinsville: The Cardinals have lost by an average of 21.7 points per game this season. ... Kanyon Cole's 12 points against Bishop Kelley on Dec. 4 in the highest point total by a Collinsville player this season.