Oklahoma basketball notebook: Weather forces Sooners to drive back to Norman

Game played with just two referees; third official has travel problems due to fog in Lubbock area.
By Stephanie Kuzydym Published: February 20, 2013
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Against Texas Tech, the Sooners had eight turnovers by halftime, including two from freshman point guard Isaiah Cousins, who played sparingly in the Bedlam game because of foul trouble.

The second half against Texas Tech didn’t get much better for Cousins. With under 10 minutes remaining, he turned over the ball twice in 30 seconds, when Texas Tech guard Josh Gray stripped Cousins both times.

Romero Osby added three turnovers, and M’Baye had two. Oklahoma ended the game with 13 turnovers.

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The Sooners scored 44 points in the first half. That's the most in the first half that they've scored all season. Oklahoma shot 16-of-27 from the floor.

Oklahoma scored 86 total points, its highest of the season. Oklahoma finished the game 32-of-60 from the floor.

Oklahoma has had five players score in double figures only twice this season. Both came against Texas Tech.

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Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger on freshman Isaiah Cousins: “He'll bounce back. He will. He kind of got a little deer in the headlights there for a little bit, but you'll see that.”

NEXT THREE

Saturday: vs. Baylor, 4 p.m.

Wednesday: at Texas, 8 p.m.

March 2: vs. Iowa State, 12:30 p.m.