West Virginia led by 17 points in the first half, but the Sooners tied the game 53-53 with 11:07 remaining in the second period. After matching the score, OU made just three of its next 20 field goal attempts.
It is Oklahoma’s first 2-3 start in conference play since the 1998-99 season.
Aaryn Ellenberg scored 28 points. Ellenberg has averaged 29.3 points in Oklahoma’s last three games.
Ellenberg was 5-for-12 from 3-point range and is 54 3-point makes shy of the NCAA career record of 392.
Ellenberg now has 2,082 career points and is 43 shy of LaNeishea Caufield’s 2,125 points for fifth all-time at OU in career scoring.