Houston vs Oklahoma

Oklahoma 79, Houston 74

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Steven Pledger had a game-high 31 points and Oklahoma beat Houston Saturday at the Chesapeake Arena 79-74 in the first game of the All College Classic.

Pledger was 10 for 13 from the field, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, rendering an off night from the Sooners' inside tandem of Andrew Fitzgerald and Romero Osby irrelevant. The two combined to go just 6 for 27 from the floor for a combined 15 points.

Oklahoma (8-1) is off to its best start since the 2008-2009 season. After consecutive losing seasons the past two years, OU has improved drastically under first-year coach Lon Kruger.

Houston (4-5) opened the second half on a 12-0 run and led by nine with 15:14 left, but the Sooners scored the next seven points to get back in the game and stage a comeback.

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Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F213-30-08136
L. Gibson, F203-81-25027
D. Thibodeaux, G354-90-063410
J. Simmons, G328-152-333320
J. Thompson, G282-72-22427
K. Van Slyke243-90-03118
J. Young234-110-051110
A. Harris143-50-02056
L. Barnes30-10-00100
Totals 30-685-737142174
 44.1%71.4% 
Oklahoma Sooners
A. Fitzgerald, F354-162-462210
C. Clark, F266-112-220314
R. Osby, C192-111-210025
S. Grooms, G383-83-428010
S. Pledger, G3710-137-7100131
T. Neal232-44-56139
C. Blair130-10-02210
B. Honore'50-00-00000
C. Washington40-00-00000
Totals 27-6419-2440131279
 42.2%79.2% 
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Iowa St.3-311-647
Oklahoma2-48-9143
Texas1-57-11163
Oklahoma St.0-610-858
 
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