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NCAA Game Summary - Texas at Oklahoma



(Saturday, March 1st)

Final Score: Oklahoma 77, (24) Texas 65

Norman, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Isaiah Cousins scored 24 points to lead Oklahoma to a 77-65 win over No. 24 Texas on Saturday.

The Sooners (21-8, 10-6 Big 12) completed the season series sweep against Texas and Oklahoma State for the first time in the 18-year history of the Big 12. Buddy Hield added 17 points and eight boards.

"Isaiah did an outstanding job throughout and Buddy hit big shots in the second half and (Ryan) Spangler rebounded like crazy," Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger said. "I'm happy for the guys. It's tough to beat Texas any time and I'm proud of them."

Cameron Ridley had 19 points and 14 rebounds for the Longhorns (21-8, 10-6), who have lost three of their last four. Jonathan Holmes and Isaiah Taylor scored 11 and 10 points, respectively in defeat.

The Longhorns jumped out to an 8-4 lead just over four minutes into the game, however, Oklahoma fired back with a 17-4 tear. Texas answered with six straight but still trailed, 21-18, with under eight minutes left in the half.

The Sooners led 32-25 at the break.

Oklahoma led by six before a 13-4 run, which featured three 3-pointers from Hield, stretched the margin to 15 points, 50-35.

"The three-ball didn't beat us," said Texas head coach Rick Barnes. "What beat us was they got extra possessions. When you have a team that can shoot 3s like they do, you can't give them all the other things we were giving them."

The closest the Longhorns came the rest of the way was 11 as the Sooners held them off.

Game Notes

Oklahoma shot 19-for-22 from the charity stripe, while Texas went 14-for-20 from the line ... Texas will face TCU on Wednesday ... The Sooners face West Virginia on Wednesday ... The Longhorns shot 3-for-19 from behind the arc, while Oklahoma went 10-for-25 from distance ... The Sooners hold the all-time series lead 50-35 dating back to Feb. 25, 1910.

03/02 00:52:15 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
1st
ORL 18
CHA 22
 
Final
PHI 2
UTA 6
 
Final
CHI 86
LAC 96
1st OT
HOU 104
CLE 103
 
1st
ORL 18
CHA 22
 
1st
BOS 28
GSW 18
 
1st
IND 15
PHI 7
 
1st
SAC 13
POR 23
 
6:30pm Tonight
LAL
OKC
8:00pm Tonight
DEN
NOP
Final
NIAG 57
FAIR 56
 
Final
PETE 68
IONA 60
 
Final
RIDE 59
MAR 49
 
Final
MAN 69
QUIN 65
 
Final
UCONN 81
SMU 73
Final
CAL 73
ORST 56
Final
HOU 72
SFLA 55
Final
PROV 77
MARQ 66
Final
WISC 68
MSU 61
 
2nd
MON 58
SIENA 55
 
6:30pm Tonight
WAKE
PITT
7:00pm Tonight
STAN
OREG
7:30pm Tonight
OSU
PURD
8:30pm Tonight
COL
ARST
9:30pm Tonight
UCLA
WASU
3rd
WIN 4
LOS 1
 
2nd
PIT 3
CLB 1
 
2nd
FLA 2
TAM 1
 
7:00pm Tonight
WAS
TOR
8:00pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
9:30pm Tonight
VAN
STL