Feb. 27, 2008
Oklahoma (18-10 overall) suffered its second road loss in five days, a 63-45 defeat at the hands of Nebraska (17-9). The win was the Huskers' third straight. Both teams are 6-7 in Big 12 play.
The Sooners were held to 45 points for the second consecutive game. Against the Huskers, they shot .370 from the field, .250 (5-for-20) from 3-point range and .545 (6-for-11) from the free throw line.
After going 10 straight games shooting under .500 from the field, Nebraska posted its third straight outing of .500 or better (it was 23-for-46).
OU's freshman duo of Blake Griffin (7-for-8) and Cade Davis (4-for-7) combined to go 11-for-15 (.733) from the field. The rest of the team went 6-for-31 (.194).
For the second straight game, Griffin led OU in points (17), rebounds (eight) and assists (three). Austin Johnson also tallied three assists.
Davis' 10 points were one shy of his career high. He was 2-for-5 from 3-point range in 16 minutes of action.
Tony Crocker scored all 11 of his points in the second half.
Junior forward Taylor Griffin was held scoreless for the second straight outing. He only attempted one field goal in his 17 minutes and grabbed four rebounds.
Senior center Longar Longar (15 minutes) was held scoreless for the first time this season. He was 0-for-3 from the field and missed his lone free throw attempt.
The Sooners committed five turnovers before they attempted their second field goal of the game. They finished with 11 turnovers (Nebraska committed eight).
OU plays two of its final three regular season games at home, starting with Saturday's 1 p.m. CST contest against Texas A&M (21-7, 7-6). The Sooners then play at Oklahoma State next Wednesday before finishing at home against Missouri on Saturday, March 8.