It was one of those games where both teams came away looking impressive. The Sooners won a road game -- something they struggled with last season -- by fighting through adversity and figuring out an answer to Memphis' zone defense. The Tigers were simply better in every facet of basketball in comparison to last season. The guard play was improved, the shooting was better, and the athleticism/activity level was just stronger. If Josh Pastner's group plays with that kind of energy and gets that kind of floor spacing all season, it'll have a legitimate chance to
However, Buddy Hield was the difference in this one. He was the player who knocked down four 3s for the Sooners, slashed to the rim, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out three assists, snared three steals and blocked two shots to go with his 30 points. (More at CBSSports.com)
|Points||B. Hield - 30||D. Lawson - 22|
|Rebounds||R. Spangler - 12||D. Lawson - 15|
|Assists||J. Woodard - 7||R. Tarrant - 5|
|Steals||B. Hield - 3||R. Tarrant - 3|
|Blocks||Three Players - 2||S. Goodwin - 5|
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