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Oklahoma vs. Idaho
Nov. 13, 2013
• Five Sooners scored in double figures and six scored between nine and 14 points in an 85-65 win over Idaho to move to 3-0 on the season.
• Oklahoma shot 46.8 percent from the field and 40.0 percent (8-for-20) from 3-point range while holding the Vandals to 36.7 and 27.3 percent marks.
• After getting outrebounded by three by North Texas two nights ago, the Sooners posted a 45-35 advantage on the glass tonight. OU grabbed 15 offensive boards and outscored Idaho 17-8 in second-chance points.
• Senior forward Cameron Clark scored a game-high 14 points (matched season high) and added four rebounds in just 16 minutes. He was 5-for-6 from the free throw line. Clark has scored in double figures in all three games this season after doing it six times in 32 contests last year.
• Freshman point guard Jordan Woodard battled foul trouble and was held to 16 minutes of action. Sophomore Je’lon Hornbeak came off the bench to spell him and finished with 12 points, four rebounds, a career-high-tying six assists and three steals in 29 minutes.
• Sophomore guard Buddy Hield scored his only two points of the first half with 6:34 remaining but still finished with 13 points on the night. The team’s leading scorer entering the game (21.0 average), he added six rebounds and two assists. Hield was 5-for-11 from the floor and 2-for-5 from behind the arc. He is 7-for-14 (.500) from deep on the year.
• Senior forward Tyler Neal continued his strong bench play with 12 points and seven rebounds in 19 minutes. He was 4-for-6 from the field and 2-for-3 from 3-point distance. On the year, he boasts a .647 field goal mark (11-for-17) and a .500 3-point field goal percentage (3-for-6).
• In one of the most complete games of his career, sophomore guard Isaiah Cousins finished with nine points, four rebounds and five assists in 25 minutes. He was 3-for-5 from the field and 3-for-4 at the free throw line. On the year, Cousins has 13 assists and two turnovers (6.5 ratio).
• Oklahoma blocked eight shots tonight. Ryan Spangler (who scored 13 points) led the way with three rejections while D.J. Bennett and Frank Booker tallied two each off the bench.
• For the third straight game, OU had more assists than turnovers. The Sooners have not committed more than 12 turnovers in a game this season (had 12 tonight) and are averaging 4.0 fewer turnovers than their opponents per game.
• The Sooners are off until Friday, Nov. 22, when they take on Seton Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. The game will start at 6 p.m. CT. OU will play either Michigan State or Virginia Tech the next night at 6 or 8:30 CT. Both games will be played at Barclays Center and will be televised by truTV.