Jan. 4, 2010
Oklahoma (9-5) snapped a two-game losing skid with an 88-54 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore (3-10) on Monday at Lloyd Noble Center.
The Sooners never trailed in the contest, recording first-half runs of 7-0 and 15-2 for a 49-27 halftime advantage. Cade Davis scored the first seven points of the game with makes on his first three attempts from the field.
Davis scored a game-high 19 points on 8-of-15 shooting in 26 minutes of action. He was 3-of-6 from behind the arc, while collecting three rebounds and a steal. The junior's 19 points were the second most of his career (25 against Northern Colorado on Dec. 19, 2009). He had totaled three points over OU's two most recent outings.
Tommy Mason-Griffin dished out seven assists while not committing a turnover. In his last two games, the freshman point guard has recorded 17 assists against just one turnover.
Tony Crocker scored 14 points and added 12 rebounds for his fifth career double-double (all in the last eight games).
Tiny Gallon came off the bench with 13 points and 12 rebounds for his fifth career double-double and first since Dec. 9 against Centenary.
Willie Warren was the fourth Sooner in double figures in scoring (15 points), and added five assists and three steals. Warren is averaging a team-high 18.5 points on the season (20.0 over last three contests).
Every Oklahoma player that played more than three minutes scored.
The Sooners scored 22 points off of 18 Hawks' turnovers, while not surrendering any points off turnovers until the final 0:37 seconds of the game.
OU improved to 2-0 all-time against Maryland Eastern Shore. Oklahoma beat the Hawks 100-64 last season in Norman.
Oklahoma reserves scored 30 points to the Hawks' nine, while OU posted advantages of 40-25 in the paint, 27-12 on second-chance attempts and 10-5 on fast breaks. Twenty-one of Oklahoma's 30 bench points came in the first stanza.
The Sooners finished the pre-conference season with a 7-0 home record. They have won 77 of their last 79 home non-conference games, including each of the last 19. OU begins Big 12 Conference play Saturday at Baylor at 5 p.m. CST (a Big 12 Network telecast).