Undefeated Oak Park Faces Off Against Resurgent Truman in Monday Night Matchup
High school basketball takes center stage in Kansas City tonight as undefeated powerhouse Oak Park Northmen (21-3) face off against the resurgent Truman Patriots (8-10) in a heated conference matchup. Tip-off is set for 7:00 PM at Oak Park’s home court, promising a clash between contrasting teams with something to prove.
What it is: Missouri High School Basketball
Matchup: Oak Park Northmen vs Truman Patriots
Time: Monday, February 12, 2024, at 7:00PM
Locations: Oak Park, (MO)
Game type: Home conference game
Live Stream: Watch here
Oak Park enters the game a force to be reckoned with, boasting an impressive undefeated record and the #3 state ranking. Led by their dynamic duo of Mark Jones (23.4 ppg) and David Williams (18.2 ppg), the Northmen are known for their high-scoring offense and suffocating defense. They sit comfortably atop their division and aim to maintain their undefeated streak against a hungry Truman team.
Truman, despite their lower record, shouldn’t be underestimated. Ranked 164th in the state but 39th within their division, the Patriots have shown signs of life recently, winning 5 of their last 7 games. They’ll be looking to capitalize on their home-court advantage and strong divisional ranking to pull off an upset against the seemingly unstoppable Oak Park. Key players to watch include Jacob Miller (16.8 ppg) and Daniel Lee (12.1 ppg), who can provide crucial scoring contributions.
This game promises to be a battle of contrasting styles. Oak Park’s dominance will be challenged by Truman’s newfound momentum and divisional edge. While Oak Park is the clear favorite on paper, Truman’s recent upsurge adds an intriguing layer of uncertainty to the matchup.