Oklahoma vs. Texas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Oklahoma vs. Texas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Oklahoma 86
(18-9, 5-7 away)
Texas 92
(13-15, 12-5 home)
Venue: Frank C. Erwin, Jr., Special Events Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Oklahoma 43 34 86
Texas 28 49 92
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Oklahoma R Osby 31 C Clark 6 S Grooms 6
Texas M Kabongo 31 S McClellan 8 M Kabongo 6

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Oklahoma took on Texas and was beaten at home by the Longhorns 92-86 in overtime. Oklahoma was up 43-28 at the half, but blew the lead in the second half as Texas came back to win it. The Sooners even the season series against Texas at 1-1 with the loss. The Sooners got a career-high 31 points and five rebounds from Romero Osby. Amath M`Baye also had a solid game, scoring 16 points and adding four rebounds. For the Longhorns, Myck Kabongo got a career-high 31 points and eight rebounds (6 Ast 4 Stl). Oklahoma (18-9, 9-6 Big 12) takes on Iowa State (19-8, 9-5 Big 12) on Saturday, Mar. 2 on their home court.

Oklahoma Game Notes

  • Oklahoma started 18-9 during the 2007, 2003, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • Oklahoma has played in two overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Sooners have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 7-3.
  • The Sooners have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Oklahoma is 29-16 in close games.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, Oklahoma has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 14 or more assists this season, Oklahoma has lost 86 percent of the time (1-6).
  • The Sooners set a season high for three-pointers (nine).
  • The Sooners have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past six games.
  • Oklahoma has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the third loss of the season where the Sooners opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Romero Osby recorded a team season high in points with 31.
  • Romero Osby accounted for 36.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Romero Osby has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 27 games this season.
  • Steven Pledger has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Romero Osby's career.
  • Romero Osby has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Romero Osby had career highs with 31 points and 13 free throws made.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Je`lon Hornbeak.

Texas Game Notes

  • The Longhorns won this one, but have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas is 23-30 in close games.
  • Myck Kabongo recorded a team season high in points with 31.
  • Myck Kabongo accounted for 33.6 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Myck Kabongo and Sheldon McClellan) accounted for 47.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Myck Kabongo has led the team in scoring three times in 28 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Myck Kabongo's career.
  • Myck Kabongo has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Myck Kabongo set career highs with 31 points, nine field goals made, eight defensive rebounds, and four steals.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Ioannis Papapetrou.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Jaylen Bond.
OU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Romero Osby383153003
AAmath M`Baye371642122
B+Steven Pledger421833104
BA. Fitzgerald12520110
C+Je`lon Hornbeak19550202
C+Cameron Clark26860001
C+Sam Grooms31356004
CIsaiah Cousins19023100
TEX PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Myck Kabongo373186404
A+S. McClellan351883212
BD. Holland321022212
BPrince Ibeh8420010
B-Connor Lammert31750010
B-Jaylen Bond16430010
C+Javan Felix19702101
C+I. Papapetrou24920201
C+Jonathan Holmes15221100
-Cameron Ridley8010102

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