Sooners Fall Short at K-State
Oklahoma’s 25th-ranked men’s basketball team went over six minutes without making a field goal late in the game, and saw Kansas State go on a 15-2 run to take the lead and go on to beat OU 72-66 on Tuesday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas.
After a jumper by Isaiah Cousins gave the Sooners a 60-56 lead, OU didn’t make another field goal until less than a minute to play when they were down by more than one possession.
Marcus Foster hit a three-pointer in the corner for the Wildcats to break a 63-63 tie with just under two and a half minutes left, and K-State never trailed after that.
OU was down three with the ball in the final minute, but Cameron Clark had the ball stolen away.
It capped a rough night for Clark.
The Big 12’s scoring leader was held to just two points and was just one of nine from the field.
Ryan Spangler led the way for the Sooners with 21 points and 14 rebounds.
Buddy Hield was the only other Sooner in double figures with 12.
Foster paced five Wildcats in double figures with 18.
K-State made 11 three-pointers, eight of those coming in the first half.
OU was held to just 33 percent field goal shooting for the game, but stayed close by capitalizing on K-State turnovers.
Oklahoma outscored the Wilcats 27-8 off turnovers.
The Sooners drop to 13-4 on the season, 2-2 in the Big 12.
OU visits Baylor on Saturday for a 1:00 tip at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.