West Virginia vs. Oklahoma: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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West Virginia vs. Oklahoma: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
West Virginia 70
(13-17, 4-12 away)
Oklahoma 83
(20-9, 15-2 home)
Venue: Lloyd Noble Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
West Virginia 28 42 70
Oklahoma 39 44 83
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
West Virginia E Harris 23 A Murray 4 J Staten 4
Oklahoma R Osby 26 S Pledger 8 S Grooms 10

Oklahoma came out on top against West Virginia 83-70 in Big 12 action on Wednesday, Mar. 6. With a record of 3-0, the Sooners stay unbeaten against West Virginia this season. The Sooners were led by Steven Pledger, who put up a season-high 23 points, with 15 coming from three-point range. For the Mountaineers, Deniz Kilicli finished with 20 points and four rebounds. Next up for Oklahoma (20-9, 11-6 Big 12) is TCU (10-20, 1-16 Big 12) on Saturday, Mar. 9 on the road.

Oklahoma Game Notes

  • Oklahoma started 20-9 during the 2005, 1998, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • OU beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 18th time this season the Sooners have beaten the spread.
  • The Sooners have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 21 or more free throws made.
  • Oklahoma has won 77 percent of the time this season (10-3) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • OU has won every game this season (10-0) when opponents record five or fewer steals.
  • This season Oklahoma has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Steven Pledger has seven field goals made or more and 75 percent of the time (6-2) when Romero Osby has seven free throws made or more.
  • The Sooners set a season high for three-pointers (10).
  • The last time OU recorded at least 10 three-pointers was Dec 02, 2011 against Sacramento State.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--OU has a 13.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Sam Grooms recorded a team season high in assists with 10.
  • Romero Osby accounted for 31.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Steven Pledger and Romero Osby) accounted for 42.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Romero Osby has led the team in scoring in 17 out of 29 games this season.
  • Steven Pledger has led the team in rebounding in four out of 29 games this season.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Romero Osby's career.
  • Romero Osby has three straight 20+ point games.
  • This marks the 16th 20-point game of Steven Pledger's career.
  • Steven Pledger has six straight double-digit point games.
  • This game was the fourth double-digit assist game of Sam Grooms's career.
  • Sam Grooms had career highs with a 100 percent field goal percentage and 10 assists.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Mountaineers losing streak to five games.
  • Eron Harris accounted for 32.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Eron Harris has led the team in scoring eight times in 30 games this season.
  • Deniz Kilicli has led the team in rebounding seven times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Deniz Kilicli's career.
  • Deniz Kilicli set a career high with nine field goals made.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Eron Harris's career.
  • Eron Harris has three straight double-digit point games.
WVU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADeniz Kilicli342042102
AEron Harris342341003
B+Aaric Murray201042012
CKevin Noreen16321001
CMatt Humphrey7410101
CJuwan Staten28044101
CJabarie Hinds13401101
CTerry Henderson20301000
C-Gary Browne13301001
-Keaton Miles6000000
-D. Rutledge9000101
OU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Steven Pledger372380011
A+Romero Osby372660011
ASam Grooms368110203
B+Je`lon Hornbeak21923101
BA. Fitzgerald22551101
C+Cameron Clark18531001
CAmath M`Baye18720012
-Isaiah Cousins5000100
-Buddy Hield4000001

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