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Oklahoma vs. Baylor
Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals
March 13, 2014
• No. 2 seed Oklahoma lost for just the second time in the last seven games in falling 78-73 to No. 7 seed Baylor in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship quarterfinals. Baylor advanced to the semifinals to face the winner of tonight's Texas vs. West Virginia game.
• OU was attempting for its third win over Baylor this season. The Sooners won 66-64 in Waco and 88-72 in Norman. OU fell to 41-11 all-time against the Bears (32-6 since the start of the Big 12 Conference).
• OU dropped to 11-1 this season when making at least 10 3-pointers. The Sooners were 12-for-35 from behind the arc tonight and have made double-digit treys in seven of the last nine games.
• Baylor scored the game's first 10 points, led by 16 at halftime (47-31) and stretched the margin to 21 points (52-31) with 17 minutes left. Down 10 with three minutes to go, OU climbed to within three points (76-73) with four seconds on the clock.
• Baylor's 47 points were the second most surrendered by OU in the first half this season (gave up 50 to Kansas in Norman on Jan. 8).
• Baylor outscored OU by 18 points at the free throw line. The Bears were 23-for-35 from the stripe while the Sooners were 5-for-7. The five makes and seven attempts were OU season lows.
• Oklahoma committed just nine turnovers but Baylor converted those miscues into 16 points.
• Senior forward Cameron Clark scored a team-high 19 points on 8-for-19 field goal and 3-for-9 3-point shooting. After attempting one 3-pointer last season, Clark has now made 34 treys this season. He has scored at least 18 points in four of the last five games after not doing it in any of the previous 12 outings.
• Sophomore guard Buddy Hield finished with 15 points and made three more 3-pointers. Hield has made at least three treys in 10 of the last 11 games and has scored in double figures in 29 of 31 games on the year.
• OU's bench outscored Baylor's 18-10. The Sooners' reserves have scored at least 18 points in nine of the last 10 games. Tyler Neal led the bench with seven points and three rebounds.