2:00 PM ET, November 22, 2008
Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma
Griffin has career highs, Oklahoma escapes upset-minded Gardner-Webb
NORMAN, Okla. -- Gardner-Webb was oh so close to another memorable upset on the road.The Bulldogs just couldn't stop Blake Griffin.Griffin had career highs of 35 points and 21 rebounds and Oklahoma (No. 14 ESPN/USA Today, No. 12 AP) rallied to beat Gardner-Webb 80-76 on Saturday.
• Oklahoma's Blake Griffin scored a career-high 35 points and matched career highs with 21 rebounds and five assists. Griffing has recorded 20+ points and 15+ rebounds in all four games this season.
• The Sooners won their eighth straight home game and improved to 428-72 all-time on their home court. Oklahoma has won 65 of their last 67 non-conference home games.
• Gardner-Webb has lost five of their last six games against ranked teams.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-61 (.443)||28-67 (.418)|
|3P Made-Attempted||10-24 (.417)||7-27 (.259)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-20 (.600)||17-28 (.607)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|
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