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Oklahoma infielder Brandon Zaragoza has a 12-game hitting streak. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World file


Record: 30-15, 8-7 Big 12

Looking ahead: Oklahoma welcomes Texas Tech to town for a three-game Big 12 series. Games are 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Looking back: The Sooners won two of three games at Kansas State, including a 10-inning triumph in the rubber match. The Wildcats are coached by former OU coach Pete Hughes.

Notable: Cade Cavalli, the typical Friday starter, stepped away from the rotation last weekend after having a stress reaction that doesn’t involve his elbow or shoulder. He’s also not on this weekend’s scheduled starters. … Brandon Zaragoza has a 12-game hitting streak. … Nathan Wiles is 7-2 with a 3.71 ERA. The seven wins sit atop the Big 12. … Levi Prater has 79 strikeouts, which is third in the conference.

Oklahoma State

Record: 25-16, 10-8 Big 12

Looking ahead: Oklahoma State heads to defending national champion Oregon State for a three-game nonconference series.

Looking back: The Cowboys were outscored 27-8 while being swept at Texas Tech.

Notable: Carson McCusker (.322), Bryce Carter (.314), Max Hewitt (.305) and Alix Garcia (.301) lead the OSU offense. … Trevor Boone leads the Big 12 with 15 home runs. He also has a team-high 38 RBIs. … Peyton Battenfield has struck out a team-high 46 batters.

Oral Roberts

Record: 22-18, 13-8 Summit League

Looking ahead: The Golden Eagles face visiting Western Illinois at J.L. Johnson Stadium. First pitch is 6 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday for the Summit League series. ORU will play Tuesday at Little Rock.

Looking back: Oral Roberts dominated in a three-game series at Purdue Fort Wayne, outscoring the home team 49-2 in three games.

Notable: Catcher Riley Keizor is the Summit League player of the week. The Verdigris High School graduate drove in 11 runs (bringing his season total to 34) and went 7-for-13 against the Mastadons. … Spencer Henson has 22 extra-base hits (11 home runs, nine doubles, two triples). … Josh McMinn has a team-best 71 strikeouts.