NORMAN, Okla. - The OU men's basketball team improved to 10-6 overall and 2-2 in Big 12 play on Wednesday night as Michael Neal netted 20 points and Nate Carter added 19 in a 70-53 win over Nebraska. Neal's 20 were a season high as he made six 3-pointers while Carter's 19 marked his most ever in an Oklahoma uniform.
With starting center Longar Longar serving the second of a two-game suspension levied by the Big 12 Conference and OU's tallest player on Wednesday standing just 6-7, the Sooners outrebounded the Huskers by a 37-21 count (11-2 on the offensive glass). OU also held Nebraska to .349 field goal shooting on the night (.308 in the second half).
SoonerSports.com was with the Sooners in the locker and interview rooms following the game. Links to video clips are below.
Coach Capel addresses his team in the locker room after the game
Seniors Michael Neal and Nate Carter answer questions from media
Neal and Carter talk about the return of Longar Longar
Coach Capel on the emergence of Nate Carter