Louisiana-Monroe vs Oklahoma

Oklahoma 85, Louisiana-Monroe 51

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Stephen Pledger scored 15 points and three other Oklahoma players scored in double figures as the Sooners beat Louisiana-Monroe 85-51 Sunday.

Andrew Fitzgerald and Amath M'Baye each scored 12 points for Oklahoma and Je'Lon Hornbeak scored 10.

Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger's second season in Norman got off to a slow start with the Sooners committing four turnovers in the first five minutes and missing six of seven shots.

Ten of the Warhawks' first 12 points came off Oklahoma turnovers before the Sooners found their rhythm 10 minutes in when Cameron Clark found Tyler Neal for an alley-oop dunk.

Oklahoma stepped up its defensive pressure in the half's final nine minutes, applying full-court pressure and trapping near halfcourt, and led 38-22 at halftime.

Oklahoma outscored Louisiana-Monroe 17-4 in the first five minutes of the second half. The Warhawks, who were 3-26 last season, were led by Amos Olatayo's 21 points.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana-Monroe (0-1)222951
Oklahoma (1-0) «384785

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
M. Brown, F322-32-24026
J. James, F293-80-05426
A. Olatayo, G317-155-1081321
T. Mackey, G240-70-03220
M. Hansberry, G231-62-42014
R. McCray253-61-21007
T. Lindsey161-20-03032
I. Eke81-30-02032
K. Koszuta81-20-00203
T. Birchett40-30-00000
Totals 19-5510-183091651
 34.5%55.6% 
Oklahoma Sooners
A. M'Baye, F226-90-192212
R. Osby, F163-52-27109
J. Hornbeak, G284-101-255110
I. Cousins, G200-32-33512
S. Pledger, G185-100-010415
B. Hield224-70-03109
T. Neal182-54-44009
C. Clark171-60-05132
A. Fitzgerald156-100-060112
S. Grooms140-12-20502
C. Arent81-20-02002
J. Fraschilla20-01-20001
Totals 32-6812-1649201285
 47.1%75% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-07-237
Louisiana0-07-2192
UT-Arlington0-07-367
Georgia St.0-06-3213
Coast. Car.0-05-5194
S. Alabama0-05-5286
Texas St.0-05-5335
Troy0-05-5261
App. St.0-05-6271
UL-Monroe0-03-5236
Arkansas St.0-03-6339
Little Rock0-02-7322

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
TCU0-010-010
W. Virginia0-09-113
Oklahoma0-07-136
Texas Tech0-07-129
Kansas St.0-08-2155
Baylor0-07-295
Iowa St.0-07-227
Kansas0-07-215
Oklahoma St.0-07-2173
Texas0-06-266
 
Other games
UTMA 57 Final
CINCY 80
ALB 60 Final
OHST 82
SELA 47 Final
WISC 87
FAU 56 Final
UNC 80
ALST 35 Final
FLA 84
MAN 51 Final
LOU 79
SYR 62 Final
SDSU 49
JAST 47 Final
BAYL 78
CHSO 73 Final
ARIZ 82