Rapid Reaction: Oklahoma 77, OSU 64
Oklahoma snapped its six-game losing streak with a 77-64 win over Oklahoma State at Lloyd Noble Center on Wednesday night.
The Sooners’ second half struggles continued against the Cowboys as OSU started the second half by going on a 24-11 run to eventually cut OU’s lead to 42-39. But the Sooners responded with an 8-0 run of their own and pulled away in the final ten minutes to cruise to the win.
Player of the Game: Romero Osby. When OSU made its run early in the second half, it was Osby who became more aggressive and scored two layups to spark the 8-0 run. Osby finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds.
Unsung Hero: Tyler Neal. The sophomore provided a great spark off the bench for the Sooners finishing with 9 points and 3 rebounds in 20 minutes.
Key Stat: 7. The Sooners finished the game with seven blocks which helped limit the Cowboys to eight points in the paint.
Key Stat II: 15. The Sooners outrebounded Oklahoma 46 to 31 -- a difference of 15 -- in the game as OU dominated inside throughout the night.
Up Next For Oklahoma: at Baylor at 12:30 p.m. CT on Saturday.
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