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Five things you may not have known about OUBB’s second game against Kansas State

by Stephanie Kuzydym Published: February 3, 2013
Oklahoma's Isaiah Cousins (11) and Kansas State's Martavious Irving (3) tie up the ball during an NCAA men's basketball game between the University of Oklahoma (OU) and Kansas State at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Kansas State won, 52-50. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma's Isaiah Cousins (11) and Kansas State's Martavious Irving (3) tie up the ball during an NCAA men's basketball game between the University of Oklahoma (OU) and Kansas State at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Kansas State won, 52-50. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
• Oklahoma lost its first Big 12 home game of the season, scoring just 50 points. That point total is the fewest in the Sooners last 16 games. It is also the second fewest total this season. Kansas State tied for its lowest points total of the season with its 52 points.

• The Sooners had a scoring drought that lasted 10:40 between the first and second halves. The drought started at the 6:23 mark and ended with 15:45 remaining in the game. During that time, Oklahoma trailed by only seven points, 30-23.

• Senior forward Romero Osby shot under 50 percent for only the second time in the last 13 games. He finished the game 5-of-12 from the floor with a team-high 13 points.

• Kansas State committed 10 turnovers to Oklahoma’s 14. However, the Sooners outscored the Wildcats off those turnovers, 17-8.

• The Sooners outrebounded Kansas State for the second straight game. Oklahoma grabbed 38 boards to Kansas State’s 34 on Saturday night. The Sooners outrebounded the Wildcats two weeks ago 39-25.


by Stephanie Kuzydym
Reporter
Stephanie Kuzydym learned at a young age that life is a game of inches. That's just one reason why she loves football. Kuzydym joined The Oklahoman in July 2012. Before arriving in the state, Kuzydym was an intern for the sports departments at...
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