Oklahoma basketball notebook: Amath M'Baye limited in Sooners' win

Amath M'Baye had little impact in the Sooners' 64-54 win over Texas A&M, playing only 14 minutes. He finishing with one steal and one blocked shot.
by Stephanie Kuzydym Published: December 15, 2012

His 10 points also helped him move into 28th place on Oklahoma's all-time scoring list, passing Terry Stotts and Kevin Bookout. Pledger now has 1,113 points.

THE TEXAS A&M TURNERS

Texas A&M starters Ray Turner and Elston Turner gave Oklahoma the most trouble. They combined for 29 of Texas A&M's 54 points and 11 of its 35 rebounds.

Elston Turner also shot 4 of 6 from the arc.

The Turners, who aren't related, also provided a lot of the physicality in the Aggies' lineup.

“Texas A&M is known for being real physical,” Osby said. “They have big guys get real low, especially Ray Turner. He kind of sets the tone for the team.”

FAST BREAK POINTS

*Tied at 41, Oklahoma went on an 8-0 run on its way to taking a 14-point lead.

*The Sooners forced a season-high 19 turnovers, including 10 steals — also a season high.

*OU shot 38.9 percent from the field. That's the fourth win this year when OU was shooting below 40 percent.

*Oklahoma won its 17th All-College title in its last 20 appearances.

by Stephanie Kuzydym
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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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