Postgame Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 23, 2003


  • Oklahoma extended its nation's best home court winning streak to 36 games with its 77-70 victory.
  • Kansas' 47-26 halftime deficit was the Jayhawks' largest since trailing Baylor by 25 points on Feb. 12, 2001.
  • OU improved its record to 4-4 when against top-25 teams this season. The Sooners have defeated then No. 14 Michigan State (60-48, Jan. 4), No. 3 Connecticut (73-63, Jan. 7) and No. 16 Oklahoma State (64-48, Feb. 19).
  • Senior Quannas White had one of his best offensive performances of the season, hitting 7 of 9 shots for a 77.7 field goal percentage. White did not missing a field goal until 7:15 remaining in the game.
  • Oklahoma has won three of its last four against Kansas and improved its all-time series record to 44-38 when playing in Norman. OU Head Coach Kelvin Sampson moved to 5-9 when facing the Jayhawks.
  • Oklahoma upped its record to 18-1 when leading at intermission. OU also remained perfect when scoring in the 70s.
  • Senior Hollis Price passed former Sooner great Eduardo Najera on OU's all-time scoring list with 1,653 points. Najera scored 1,646 points as a Sooner. Alvan Adams ranks No. 7 with 1,707 points.
  • Today's attendance of 12,543 was the third largest of the season. OU played in front of 13,127 fans against Oklahoma State on Feb. 19 and drew 12,825 vs. Baylor on Feb. 8.
  • Senior Jozsef Szendrei matched a career high with 11 rebounds. It marked the first time this season Szendrei had double digits on the boards. He played in a career-high 23 minutes.
  • Freshman Kevin Bookout recorded a career-high three blocked shots today.
  • Senior Hollis Price's streak of 36 straight free throw makes came to an end today (he was 0-for-2 today). Price had nailed 63 of his last 64 attempts from the stripe before today.
  • Twenty of OU's 36 consecutive home wins have been against teams in the Big 12 Conference.
  • Oklahoma has shot 50 percent or better from the three-point line in its last six games. No other Sooner teams have ever recorded a .500-or-better mark from three-point range in five straight games. OU was 9-for-16 today and has hit 63 of 100 treys for a .630 figure over the last six games.
  • OU has now won 19 of its last 21 games against Big 12 foes.
  • The Sooners are 19-4 overall. The Sooners are currently tied with Kansas for first place in the Big 12 Conference regular season standings with identical 10-2 records.


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