|| Oklahoma Team Notes
snapped Oral Roberts' 24-game regular-season home court winning streak with a
63-62 victory. Trailing 48-39, the Sooners outscored ORU 24-14 the game's final
improved to 2-0 in true road games this year. It finished 1-9 in true road outings
each of the past three seasons.
win marked the 499th in Lon Kruger's collegiate coaching career.
Sooners won despite being held to .397 field goal and .200 (2-for-10) 3-point
field goal marks. OU's win at UT Arlington on Nov. 16 came despite a .328 field
entered the game with a +8.5 rebounding margin per contest, but the Sooners won
the boards battle, 37-33. OU is 5-0 this year when it outrebounds its opponent.
of OU's 37 rebounds (49 percent) were offensive. It scored 17 second-chance points
to ORU's 10 (12-4 second-half advantage).
bench outscored ORU's 26-0. The Sooners' bench has been outscored just once this
year (in loss to Gonzaga).
senior guard Warren Niles scored a game-high 21 points. He entered the contest
ranked fourth nationally with his .606 3-point percentage (20-for-33), but was
2-for-9 (.222) tonight.
goes for his 500th career collegiate win when OU hosts Northwestern State on Friday
at 7 p.m. CT.
Junior F Amath M'Baye
|| Oklahoma Individual Notes
paced OU with 12 points and 9 rebounds. The reigning Big 12 Rookie of the Week
was 6-for-13 from the field and added an assist and 2 steals.
Freshman G Buddy Hield
came off the bench to supply 11 points, all in the game's final 13:28. He was
6-for-13 from the field.
Senior F Romero Osby
contributed 11 points and 3 rebounds, including OU's final carom on Shawn Glover's
missed field goal attempt with 1.4 seconds remaining.