Rapid Reaction: Iowa State 80, Oklahoma 69

February, 18, 2012

One percentage will explain the Sooners memories of playing Iowa State this season.

Fifty percent.

The Cyclones shot 50 percent from the three-point line to defeat Oklahoma, 80-69, at Hilton Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. ISU was 11 of 22 from the three point line and shot 28 of 54 from the field overall (51.9%).

In two wins over the Sooners, ISU shot 26 of 52 from beyond the arc (50%).

Player of the Game: Cameron Clark. The sophomore played with confidence and aggression, finishing with 16 points on 8 of 14 shooting. He added four rebounds and three steals.

Unsung Hero: Tyler Neal. Saturday’s performance makes back-to-back solid production from Neal. The sophomore had 10 points on 4 of 7 shooting with three rebounds and two blocked shots.

Key Stat: 18.1 percent. It was a tough shooting day for OU’s leading scorer Steven Pledger, who was 2 of 11 from the field including 0 of 4 from the three-point line. He scored seven points, 10 points less than his season average.

Up Next: The Sooners will host Bedlam against Oklahoma State on Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT at the Lloyd Noble Center.



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