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

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Oklahoma vs. TCU: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Oklahoma 67
(20-10, 5-8 away)
TCU 70
(11-20, 9-10 home)
Venue: Daniel-Meyer Coliseum
5:00PM ET / 2:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Oklahoma 22 45 67
TCU 44 26 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Oklahoma R Osby 19 A Fitzgerald 11 S Grooms 6
TCU G Green 18 C Crossland 7 K Anderson 7

Despite being huge favorites on Saturday, Mar. 9, Oklahoma was upset by TCU 70-67 in conference play. Oklahoma tried to overcome a 44-22 deficit at halftime, but their comeback attempt fell just short in the second half. The Sooners tie the season series against TCU at 1-1 with the loss. Andrew Fitzgerald picked up a double-double in the Sooners loss with a season-high 13 points and 11 rebounds. Buddy Hield had 10 points and added nine rebounds. For the Horned Frogs, Connell Crossland finished with 13 points and seven rebounds. Oklahoma (20-10, 11-7 Big 12) gets Iowa State (21-10, 11-7 Big 12) on their home court on Thursday, Mar. 14.

Oklahoma Game Notes

  • Oklahoma started 20-10 during the 2007 and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Sooners have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Oklahoma is 29-17 in close games.
  • Oklahoma has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after recording eight or fewer assists.
  • OU set season lows for three-pointers (zero) and three-point percentage (0.0).
  • Buddy Hield recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with eight.
  • The top two scorers (Romero Osby and Andrew Fitzgerald) accounted for 47.7 percent of the points.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald accounted for 31.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (23) than the starters (10).
  • Romero Osby has led the team in scoring in 17 out of 30 games this season.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald has led the team in rebounding in three out of 30 games this season.
  • Romero Osby has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald recorded the third double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Andrew Fitzgerald recorded a double-double. It was his first this season and third of his career.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Buddy Hield.

TCU Game Notes

  • The Horned Frogs won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, TCU is 29-19 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Garlon Green and Charles Hill Jr.) accounted for 44.2 percent of the points.
  • Garlon Green has led the team in scoring nine times in 31 games this season.
  • Connell Crossland has led the team in rebounding eight times in 31 games this season.
  • Kyan Anderson has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • Garlon Green set career highs with four three-pointers and a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Connell Crossland.
  • Connell Crossland set career highs with 13 points and six field goals made.
OU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+A. Fitzgerald2713110000
B+Buddy Hield251092301
BRomero Osby281940001
BSam Grooms35826102
C+Je`lon Hornbeak22820200
C-Amath M`Baye21510011
D+Cameron Clark13230013
DSteven Pledger20210000
-Isaiah Cousins6000000
-Tyler Neal3000000
TCU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AC. Crossland221372012
AKyan Anderson381117101
ADevonta Abron19463100
AC. Hill Jr.281354012
BGarlon Green371851006
BN. Butler Lind35562011
CAdrick McKinney19421101

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