Iowa State vs. Oklahoma: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Iowa State vs. Oklahoma: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Iowa State 69
(19-10, 3-9 away)
Oklahoma 86
(19-9, 14-2 home)
Venue: Lloyd Noble Center
1:30PM ET / 10:30AM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iowa State 28 41 69
Oklahoma 40 46 86
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa State T McGee 22 G Niang 5 K Lucious 2
Oklahoma R Osby 22 R Osby 9 S Grooms 6

Oklahoma won big over Iowa State 86-69 in conference play on Saturday, Mar. 2. With the win, the Sooners even the season series against Iowa State at 1-1. Romero Osby played brilliantly for the Sooners and put up a team-high 22 points and nine rebounds. Sam Grooms also had a great outing, scoring 19 points and adding six assists. Tyrus McGee got a game-high 22 points for the Cyclones, making 6 of 9 from three-point range. Next up for Oklahoma (19-9, 10-6 Big 12) is West Virginia (13-16, 6-10 Big 12) on Wednesday, Mar. 6 on their home court.

Oklahoma Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:47 left to go.
  • Oklahoma started 19-9 during the 2003, 1998, 1997, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • OU beat the spread by 13 points. That makes the 17th time this season the Sooners have beaten the spread.
  • The Sooners have won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after recording 17 or more assists.
  • Oklahoma has won 75 percent of the time this season (12-4) when its field goal percentage has been 44.2 percent or better.
  • OU has won every game this season (6-0) when opponents record eight or fewer assists.
  • This season Oklahoma has won 73 percent of the time (11-4) when Amath M`Baye has 11 points or more, 75 percent of the time (9-3) when Romero Osby has six field goals made or more, and 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Sam Grooms has four free throws made or more.
  • OU set a season low for turnovers (five).
  • The Sooners have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past six games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--OU has a 13.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Romero Osby and Sam Grooms) accounted for 47.6 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Romero Osby and Je`lon Hornbeak) accounted for 41.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Romero Osby has led the team in scoring 16 times and in rebounding 17 times in 28 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Romero Osby's career.
  • Romero Osby has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Steven Pledger has five straight double-digit point games.

Iowa State Game Notes

  • Tyrus McGee accounted for 31.8 percent of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more points (36) than the starters (33).
  • Tyrus McGee has led the team in scoring nine times in 29 games this season.
  • Georges Niang has led the team in rebounding three times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Tyrus McGee's career.
  • Tyrus McGee has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Tyrus McGee set career highs with 22 points, eight field goals made, and six three-pointers.
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABubu Palo191242001
B+Tyrus McGee272221001
BMelvin Ejim321040221
C+Georges Niang311050001
CWill Clyburn30632003
CKorie Lucious27712002
-Percy Gibson5200000
DChris Babb21020000
-Naz Long4001100
-Anthony Booker3000000
OU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Romero Osby342293121
A+Sam Grooms311926101
ASteven Pledger311443100
B+A. Fitzgerald211031000
BAmath M`Baye241141101
C+Cameron Clark21630001
CJe`lon Hornbeak27261000
C-Isaiah Cousins9211001

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