Northwestern State vs Oklahoma

Oklahoma 69, Northwestern St. 65

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Romero Osby scored 11 points and Oklahoma converted three free throws in the final 17 seconds to beat Northwestern State 69-65 on Friday night, giving coach Lon Kruger his 500th career victory.

Reserve Jalen West scored 13 points to lead Northwestern State (3-3). West converted 3 of 5 3-point attempts.

The Sooners (6-1) won their third consecutive game, but it didn't come easy.

Five minutes into the game, Northwestern State Coach Mike McConathy substituted his entire starting five. He did it again seven minutes later and it seemed to help as the Demons led 32-29 at the half.

Neither team shot well in the first half, with both teams combining to convert 22 of 59 shots.

Northwestern State's defensive pressure frustrated the Sooners, who struggled to inbound the ball, particularly in the final minutes.

Now in his 27th season, Kruger is 500-321 and is No. 18 in wins among active head coaches.

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Northwestern State Demons
P. Robinson, F222-50-02034
O. Evans, F181-20-05042
M. Frazier, F171-21-25023
S. Davis, G262-86-831210
G. Stewart, G212-73-31008
J. West234-102-212113
D. Hicks201-52-25324
J. Hulbin204-80-04049
B. White183-70-02017
G. Roberson152-41-12035
Totals 22-5815-183862265
 37.9%83.3% 
Oklahoma Sooners
A. M'Baye, F252-64-58018
R. Osby, F251-89-1281511
S. Pledger, G293-62-33219
I. Cousins, G254-70-05429
J. Hornbeak, G242-52-31017
A. Fitzgerald193-72-23118
B. Hield152-60-02025
S. Grooms141-21-30403
C. Clark133-50-01006
T. Neal111-40-05013
Totals 22-5620-2838121469
 39.3%71.4% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans11-316-9159
SF Austin10-415-11212
Texas A&M-CC10-517-9173
Sam Houston9-618-10169
Hou. Baptist9-614-12205
Lamar8-716-12243
SE Louisiana8-815-14257
C. Arkansas7-98-21279
Nicholls St.6-913-15265
Abil Chr.6-912-14292
Incarn Word6-1011-16305
Nwestern St.4-1110-16324
McNeese St.4-117-19303

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas13-225-31
Baylor10-523-54
W. Virginia10-522-629
Iowa St.10-518-938
Oklahoma St.8-719-928
Kansas St.6-917-1155
TCU6-917-1156
Texas Tech5-1017-11100
Texas4-1110-18158
Oklahoma3-129-18171
 
Other games
TENN 36 Final
GTOWN 37
ORST 78 Final
KAN 84
SYR 91 Final
ARK 82