Oklahoma vs Washington State

Oklahoma 74, Washington St. 59


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Reserve Calvin Newell scored 18 points and Oklahoma pulled away in the second half to beat Washington State 74-59 on Thursday night in the 76 Classic.

The Sooners will face Santa Clara in the semifinals Friday. Washington State will play New Mexico in the consolation round.

Newell shot 7 of 13 and hit four 3-pointers, and Steven Pledger added 14 points on three 3s.

The Sooners were stout defensively, forcing 22 turnovers and limiting the Cougars to 22 percent shooting in the second half.

Brock Motum led Washington State (2-2) with 13 points. Faisal Aden had 12.

Oklahoma trailed by a point when Newell took over. He accounted for all but three points of a 13-2 run, capping it with a 3-pointer for a 60-50 advantage with 7:15 remaining.

Marcus Capers heaved in a 60-foot shot that beat the halftime buzzer and gave Washington State a 40-38 lead.

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Oklahoma Sooners
A. Fitzgerald, F304-91-47029
R. Osby, F263-72-26029
S. Grooms, G333-62-411029
C. Clark, G295-91-321211
S. Pledger, G254-83-320314
C. Newell Jr.247-130-013018
T. Neal130-12-23022
C. Arent91-30-03002
C. Blair60-10-00010
C. Washington30-20-02000
T. Franklin10-10-01000
B. Honore'10-00-00000
Totals 27-6011-1832141474
Washington State Cougars
B. Motum, F375-102-273313
C. Enquist, F131-20-01022
R. Moore, G311-42-23314
F. Aden, G305-120-043212
M. Capers, G193-40-03117
D. Lacy242-92-23227
D. Shelton243-52-55048
M. Ladd131-30-02023
P. Simon61-30-02013
D. Kernich-Drew30-00-00000
Totals 22-528-1135121859
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
Texas Tech6-1218-14123

Pac 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Washington St.9-922-13
Oregon St.5-1311-20
Arizona St.4-1412-19
Other games
Florida St 73 Final
UMass 53
NCASH 63 Final
UConn 73