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

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Iowa State vs. Oklahoma: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Iowa State 73
(22-10, 5-9 away)
Oklahoma 66
(20-11, 15-3 home)
Venue: Sprint Center
12:30PM ET / 9:30AM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Iowa State 29 44 73
Oklahoma 37 29 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Iowa State M Ejim 23 M Ejim 12 K Lucious 9
Oklahoma R Osby 18 R Osby 9 R Osby 4

On Thursday, Mar. 14, Oklahoma fell to Iowa State 73-66 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament. The Sooners drop to 1-2 against Iowa State this season with the loss. Romero Osby put up a team-high 18 points and nine rebounds in the loss. Cameron Clark also had an excellent outing, scoring 17 points and adding four rebounds. Melvin Ejim recorded a double-double for the Cyclones on a career-high 23 points and 12 rebounds.

Oklahoma Game Notes

  • The last time OU started the season 20-11 was 2003.
  • The Sooners have lost 86 percent of the time this season (1-6) after having a field goal percentage of 38.1 percent or worse.
  • Oklahoma has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording 31 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 17 or more assists this season, Oklahoma has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 73 or more total points this season, Oklahoma has lost 83 percent of the time (1-5).
  • OU set a season low for turnovers (five).
  • The Sooners have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Oklahoma has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the fourth 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 field goals attempted with 19.
  • The top two scorers (Romero Osby and Cameron Clark) accounted for 53.0 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Romero Osby and Sam Grooms) accounted for 41.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Romero Osby has led the team in scoring 19 times and in rebounding 18 times in 31 games this season.
  • Romero Osby has 10 straight double-digit point games.

Iowa State Game Notes

  • Melvin Ejim accounted for 31.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Melvin Ejim and Will Clyburn) accounted for 46.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Melvin Ejim has led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding 22 times in 32 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Melvin Ejim's career.
  • Melvin Ejim recorded a double-double. It was his 14th this season and 21st of his career.
  • Melvin Ejim set a career high with 23 points.
  • Will Clyburn has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Georges Niang has five straight double-digit point games.
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Melvin Ejim3223123001
AWill Clyburn311781102
AChris Babb351061100
BTyrus McGee24742000
B-Georges Niang241050013
C+Korie Lucious29029102
C+Anthony Booker8420001
CPercy Gibson7210000
-Bubu Palo10011002
OU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARomero Osby351894011
ACameron Clark201740301
BSam Grooms32843000
B-Steven Pledger35842100
C+Amath M`Baye20630020
C+Je`lon Hornbeak30721101
C-A. Fitzgerald5220001
-Isaiah Cousins8020000
DBuddy Hield15010011

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