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Oklahoman Modified: May 16, 2009 at 3:32 pm •  Published: May 16, 2009
2,661 Career points Tisdale scored at OU, a school record.

61 Points he scored against Texas-San Antonio as a sophomore, which is still a school record for points scored in a single game. He also had 22 rebounds in that game.

1,048 Career rebounds Tisdale collected at OU, a school record

51 Points he scored against Abilene Christian as a freshman, which was then a freshman scoring record.

23 Tisdale’s jersey number.

3 First-team All-American and Big Eight Player of the Years honors Tisdale earned.

0 Games OU lost at home during Tisdale’s sophomore and junior seasons.

8 Jazz albums Tisdale released. In chronological order: Power Forward (1995), In the Zone (1996), Decisions (1998), Face to Face (2001), 21 Days (2003), Hang Time (2004), Way Up! (2006) and Rebound (2008).

2 Big Eight titles the Sooners won with Tisdale on the court.

12 Seasons that Tisdale played in the NBA. He was a member of the Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings and Phoenix Suns.

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