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Five things you may not have known about OUBB’s game against Baylor

Stephanie Kuzydym Published: January 31, 2013
Baylor 's Deuce Bello, bottom left, and Rico Gathers, bottom right, watch as A.J. Walton, center right, struggles with Oklahoma 's Amath M'Baye (22) for control of a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Waco, Texas. Oklahoma won 74-71.
Baylor 's Deuce Bello, bottom left, and Rico Gathers, bottom right, watch as A.J. Walton, center right, struggles with Oklahoma 's Amath M'Baye (22) for control of a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Waco, Texas. Oklahoma won 74-71.
• Baylor outrebounded Oklahoma by 13 and outscored the Sooners in second-chance points 24-6.

• The Sooners are now 7-2 in games this season decided by seven or fewer points. Last season, they were 4-5.

• Dating back to the start of their 2009-2010 season, the Bears came into Wednesday night’s game with a 53-9 home-court record.

• Junior forward Amath M’Baye scored a season-high nine shots on 12 attempts.Senior guard Steven Pledger earned a season-high five assists.

• Oklahoma trailed Baylor only once in the game, at 4-2. They led by 12 at halftime, increased the lead to 16 with 13:25 to go and dwindled the lead to one with 10 seconds left in the game before a pair of Pledger’s free throws with eight seconds left gave them a three-point lead and they watched Baylor’s final attempt rim out at the buzzer.

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