Arkansas-Little Rock vs Oklahoma

Clark, Oklahoma defeat Arkansas-Little Rock 101-81

By MICHAEL KINNEY
Associated Press
  •  

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Cameron Clark had his total arsenal on display. The Oklahoma senior scored from all over the court as the Sooners defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 101-81 Friday at Lloyd Noble Center.

Coming off the tough loss to No. 1 Michigan state, the Sooners were craving to get back on the winning path. Clark did everything possible to make sure that took place with 22 points and eight rebounds against the Trojans.

Oklahoma held a 23-point lead before Will Neighbour helped the Trojans cut the deficit to 11 by scoring in the paint and going to the free throw line.

But the Sooners had a response each time. Whether it was a Jordan Woodard 3-pointer or a fast break layup off a turnover, OU was back up by 17 at the 7 minute mark in the second half.

That would be as close as UALR would get the rest of the game as Oklahoma cruised down the stretch.

Clark shot 8 for 18 from the field, including four 3-pointers to lead the Sooners (5-1). Jordan Woodard added 16.

The Trojans (2-4) were paced by Neighbour, who had 16 points. Josh Hagins chipped in with 12.

The Trojans came out running against the Sooners early. Leroy Isler had 9 points in the opening four minutes as he took advantage of Oklahoma's zone defense.

Oklahoma fell in love with the long distance shot in the first half as they didn't hesitate to hoist shots from behind the arc. As a team they finished the first half 7 for 13 from 3-point range.

But it was the Sooners constant pressure when they pushed the tempo on fast breaks that led to a 22-9 run to give OU a 34-23 advantage with 8 minutes left in the first half.

Copyright 2014 by STATS LLC. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
 
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Arkansas-Little Rock (2-4)443781
Oklahoma (5-1) «5942101
 

CBSSports.com Shop

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Under Armour Localized Flare Art Tech T-Shirt

2014 Notre Dame Under Armour Gear
Get yours today
Shop Now

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Kansas14-425-10
Oklahoma12-623-10
Iowa St.11-728-8
Texas11-724-11
Kansas St.10-820-13
Baylor9-926-12
W. Virginia9-917-16
Oklahoma St.8-1021-13
Texas Tech6-1214-18
TCU0-189-22
 
Other games
MTSM 65 Final
MIST 98
OKLAST 69 Final
BUTLER 67
COPPST 45 Final
MICH 87
UOP 62 Final
ORE 85
GW 60 Final
MARQET 76
UNF 64 Final
OHIOST 99
MEMP 76 Final
LSU 69
DUKE 66 Final
ARIZ 72
USM 38 Final
LOU 69
UTEP 53 Final
IOWA 89
FSU 66 Final
FLA 67
SDSU 86 Final
CREIGH 80
KANSAS 59 Final
NOVA 63
NWEST 79 Final
UCLA 95