Boxscore
Oklahoma 69, Northwestern St. 65
Friday, November 30, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma
Officials - Randy Heimerman, John Higgings, Terry Moore
Attendance - 8915

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Northwestern St. 32 33 65
Oklahoma 29 40 69

Recap

Oklahoma 69, Northwestern State 65: Je'lon Hornbeak drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with just over two minutes to play as host Oklahoma handed Lon Kruger his 500th career coaching victory.

Romero Osby had a team-high 11 points for the Sooners (6-1) despite fouling out after a rough 1-for-8 performance from the field. Steven Pledger and Isaiah Cousins added nine points apiece for Oklahoma, which has posted consecutive victories over Southland Conference foes. The Sooners recorded a 63-62 road triumph over Oral Roberts on Wednesday.

Jalan West had a game-high 13 points, including 10 straight during a second-half stretch as the Demons (3-3) seized a 60-55 advantage with 7:03 remaining.

After three free throws by Shamir Davis gave Northwestern State a 63-57 lead, Oklahoma stepped up the intensity defensively while posting a 9-0 run.

Hornbeak's 3-pointer highlighted the surge to give Oklahoma a 64-63 advantage. Amath M'Baye extended the lead to three with a dunk before Brison White's layup ended the Demons' scoreless streak at 5:07.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Northwestern entered the contest ranked fourth nationally in points per game (88.2). ... Oklahoma won its 36th consecutive non-conference home contest. ... The Sooners have won all four meetings with the Demons. They recorded an 83-63 triumph last year.

Northwestern St. Demons

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
O.J. Evans 18:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 4 5 0 4 0 0 0 2
Gary Stewart 21:00 2-7 1-4 3-3 0 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 8
Marvin Frazier 17:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 2 3 5 0 2 0 1 3 3
Patrick Robinson 22:00 2-5 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 1 4
Shamir Davis 26:00 2-8 0-2 6-8 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 10
Brison White 18:00 3-7 1-2 0-0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7
Jalan West 23:00 4-10 3-5 2-2 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 13
DeQuan Hicks 20:00 1-5 0-0 2-2 2 3 5 3 2 2 5 0 4
James Hulbin 20:00 4-8 1-2 0-0 0 4 4 0 4 1 2 0 9
Gary Roberson 15:00 2-4 0-1 1-1 1 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 5
TOTAL 200 22-58 6-18 15-18 9 21 30 6 22 5 16 4 65
  37.9% 33.3% 83.3% Team Rebs: 8   Total TO: 16

Oklahoma Sooners

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Isaiah Cousins 25:00 4-7 1-3 0-0 0 5 5 4 2 2 3 0 9
Amath M'Baye 25:00 2-6 0-1 4-5 2 6 8 0 1 0 4 2 8
Steven Pledger 29:00 3-6 1-2 2-3 1 2 3 2 1 3 1 1 9
Je'lon Hornbeak 24:00 2-5 1-2 2-3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
Romero Osby 25:00 1-8 0-0 9-12 3 5 8 1 5 2 0 0 11
Andrew Fitzgerald 19:00 3-7 0-0 2-2 2 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 8
Tyler Neal 11:00 1-4 1-2 0-0 2 3 5 0 1 0 1 0 3
Buddy Hield 15:00 2-6 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 5
Cameron Clark 13:00 3-5 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
Sam Grooms 14:00 1-2 0-0 1-3 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 3
TOTAL 200 22-56 5-12 20-28 11 25 36 12 14 8 12 3 69
  39.3% 41.7% 71.4% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 12