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Mason leads Baylor in 77-47 win over Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Baylor coach Scott Drew thinks it was just one of those nights for Oklahoma and coach Lon Kruger.

Makai Mason scored 12 points, and Baylor rolled past the Sooners 77-47 on Monday night for its fifth straight win.

''Some days, you just have those days where you play well, and we really played well,'' Drew said. ''Obviously, OU, it wasn't their best game. I have so much respect for coach Kruger and the job he does, so anytime you're able to get a win like that - it doesn't happen often.''

Mario Kegler scored 11 points and Jared Butler added 10 for the Bears (14-7, 5-2 Big 12), who claimed their third league road win of the month and moved into a tie for first place in the conference with Kansas and Kansas State.

The Bears already had beaten Oklahoma State and West Virginia away from home in Big 12 play. Mason said Baylor's team-first approach helps on the road.

''We play for each other,'' he said. ''One guy's not going to get it done every night. We've got to have multiple guys doing multiple things. So sharing the ball is a huge thing for us, and then I think our defense and rebounding is going to keep us in every game as well.''

Kristian Doolittle scored 12 points and Miles Reynolds added 11 for Oklahoma (15-6, 3-5), which was sitting just outside of the newly released Top 25. The Sooners got blown out two days after beating Vanderbilt by 31 points in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

Baylor's suffocating zone held the Sooners to season lows in scoring and field goal percentage (.269).

''They were sharp,'' Kruger said. ''On both ends of the floor, we didn't do what we had to do to fight that off. We've got to do a lot better. Baylor was playing great. They had a good attitude and good enthusiasm, and we were way too tentative to match their physicality.''

Baylor dominated every phase to take a 39-21 halftime lead. The Bears' defense packed the paint and made the Sooners take uncomfortable shots. It was a season low for points in a half for the Sooners.

Oklahoma's offense improved in the second half, but the Sooners just traded baskets with the Bears and couldn't make up ground. Baylor hit some 3s late to push out the final margin.

''At the end of the day, you put them in position where if they make a shot, it's good offense, if they miss it, it's bad offense, and I just thought it wasn't their day from the field,'' Drew said.

BIG PICTURE

Baylor: The Bears became a legitimate threat to win the conference title. They shot 54 percent against the conference's No. 2 field-goal percentage defense.

Oklahoma: Trae Young has gone on to the NBA, and the Sooners really missed him in this particular case. Young scored 44 points in a 98-96 win against Baylor in Norman last season. The entire team barely reached that total this time around. The Sooners have sometimes struggled to manufacture points, and this time, the defense didn't bail them out.

FAMILY PRIDE

Vanderbilt coach Bryce Drew got blown out on Saturday, but big brother Scott's team beat the Sooners nearly as badly two days later.

SCORER STYMIED

Oklahoma's top scorer for the season, Christian James, was held to eight points on 2-for-9 shooting. He entered the night averaging 16.8 points per game.

STREAK OVER

Rashard Odomes' run of double-figure scoring games ended at four. He scored six points on Monday night.

UP NEXT

Baylor hosts TCU on Saturday.

Oklahoma plays at West Virginia on Saturday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 3 Obim Okeke made 3-pt. jump shot 10.0
  Lost ball turnover on Miles Reynolds, stolen by Matthew Mayer 20.0
+ 2 Darius Allen made dunk, assist by Jared Butler 32.0
  Defensive rebound by Jared Butler 38.0
  Miles Reynolds missed 3-pt. jump shot 40.0
+ 3 Jared Butler made 3-pt. jump shot 53.0
+ 1 Miles Reynolds made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:15
+ 1 Miles Reynolds made 1st of 2 free throws 1:15
  Personal foul on Obim Okeke 1:15
  Out of bounds turnover on Devonte Bandoo 1:17
  Offensive rebound by Jared Butler 1:26
Team Stats
Points 77 47
Field Goals 31-57 (54.4%) 15-55 (27.3%)
3-Pointers 10-20 (50.0%) 4-20 (20.0%)
Free Throws 5-11 (45.5%) 13-17 (76.5%)
Total Rebounds 39 32
Offensive 6 8
Defensive 29 21
Team 4 3
Assists 17 11
Steals 9 3
Blocks 5 3
Turnovers 12 14
Fouls 20 14
Technicals 0 0
12 PTS, 1 REB, 4 AST
12 PTS, 6 REB, 1 AST
12T
away team logo Baylor 14-6 393877
home team logo Oklahoma 15-6 212647
Team Stats
away team logo Baylor 14-6 71.8 PPG 40.6 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo Oklahoma 15-6 71.3 PPG 41.1 RPG 12.6 APG
Key Players
10
M. Mason G 14.9 PPG 2.5 RPG 3.4 APG 39.8 FG%
21
K. Doolittle F 11.3 PPG 7.1 RPG 1.6 APG 50.2 FG%
Top Scorers
M. Mason G 12 PTS 1 REB 4 AST
K. Doolittle F 12 PTS 6 REB 1 AST
54.4 FG% 27.3
50.0 3PT FG% 20.0
45.5 FT% 76.5
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Mason 12 1 4 5/9 1/3 1/4 1 29 1 0 1 0 1
M. Kegler 11 4 0 4/5 1/1 2/3 2 21 0 0 0 0 4
J. Butler 10 4 5 4/9 2/3 0/0 2 28 2 0 4 1 3
K. McClure 8 3 2 3/8 2/4 0/0 3 24 0 0 0 0 3
M. Vital 8 11 1 3/8 1/3 1/2 1 25 0 2 1 3 8
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Mason 12 1 4 5/9 1/3 1/4 1 29 1 0 1 0 1
M. Kegler 11 4 0 4/5 1/1 2/3 2 21 0 0 0 0 4
J. Butler 10 4 5 4/9 2/3 0/0 2 28 2 0 4 1 3
K. McClure 8 3 2 3/8 2/4 0/0 3 24 0 0 0 0 3
M. Vital 8 11 1 3/8 1/3 1/2 1 25 0 2 1 3 8
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
F. Gillespie 8 7 0 4/6 0/0 0/0 2 20 0 2 1 2 5
D. Bandoo 7 1 2 3/5 1/3 0/0 2 17 2 0 2 0 1
M. Mayer 4 3 2 1/3 1/2 1/2 1 21 4 0 2 0 3
F. Thamba 4 1 0 2/2 0/0 0/0 4 11 0 1 1 0 1
O. Okeke 3 0 0 1/1 1/1 0/0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
D. Allen 2 0 1 1/1 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
J. Lindsey - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Teague - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Mitchell - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Clark - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Moffatt - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 77 35 17 31/57 10/20 5/11 20 200 9 5 12 6 29
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Doolittle 12 6 1 5/12 0/0 2/4 1 32 0 2 3 2 4
C. James 8 7 2 2/9 1/7 3/4 1 31 0 0 2 1 6
R. Odomes 6 1 2 2/8 0/1 2/3 0 19 0 0 2 1 0
B. Manek 3 5 0 1/4 1/3 0/0 1 27 0 0 1 0 5
J. Bieniemy 0 3 6 0/6 0/4 0/0 2 30 0 0 1 2 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Doolittle 12 6 1 5/12 0/0 2/4 1 32 0 2 3 2 4
C. James 8 7 2 2/9 1/7 3/4 1 31 0 0 2 1 6
R. Odomes 6 1 2 2/8 0/1 2/3 0 19 0 0 2 1 0
B. Manek 3 5 0 1/4 1/3 0/0 1 27 0 0 1 0 5
J. Bieniemy 0 3 6 0/6 0/4 0/0 2 30 0 0 1 2 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Reynolds 11 1 0 3/7 1/3 4/4 3 13 1 0 2 0 1
A. Calixte 5 2 0 1/3 1/2 2/2 3 24 1 0 2 0 2
J. McNeace 2 4 0 1/5 0/0 0/0 3 14 1 0 0 2 2
M. Freeman 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0
P. Geha 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
H. Polla 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0
A. Reaves - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Lazenby - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Streller - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Kuath - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Stephenson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 47 29 11 15/55 4/20 13/17 14 200 3 3 14 8 21