NORMAN — “I don’t care how I perform individually,” the sophomore shooting guard said. “I’d much rather go 1 for 50 like against West Virginia and get the win. That's all we care about is winning, and I’ll do whatever it takes for our team to win.”
The fouls forced Oklahoma State to shuffle the lineup, which included senior guard Markel Brown having to play the point at times and playing all but one minute of the game. Brown finished with 18 points on 7 of 17 shooting — missing all five of his 3-point attempts — to go with seven rebounds.
“I gave it all I could out there. I'm a senior on this team, I’ve been here before,” Brown said. “I’m tired after this one. My knee is sore, but now we need to regroup this week.”
With OSU down a post player since the season-ending injury to forward Michael Cobbins, OU big man Ryan Spangler was able to control things in the paint. The only that slowed down the OU big man was foul trouble late in the first half, though he still hauled in a game-high 17 rebounds and had 15 points.
The Sooners also got 18 points from guard Jordan Woodard, who came in averaging 11 points per game, and 15 points from bench player Tyler Neal, who was only averaging 5.9 points a contest.