• OU has three players ranked in the top 10 in rebounding in the Big 12: Christian James (sixth, 7.3), Brady Manek (eighth, 6.7) and Kristian Doolittle (10th, 6.3).,• James failed to record a double-double in his first 104 collegiate games, but has produced at least 10 points and 10 rebounds in six of his 14 games since.,• James failed to produce a double-double in his first 104 collegiate games but has produced at least 10 points and 10 boards in six of the 13 games since.,• With an average of 16.3 points per game, James is fourth in the Big 12 scoring race.,• By scoring 20 points on Jan. 16 against Kansas State, James became the 45th Sooner to eclipse 1,000 points in an Oklahoma uniform (eighth in the Lon Kruger era).
• The Sooners snapped ISU winning streak last year in Norman with a 21-point victory to close the regular season
• Oklahoma is the only school in the country with a win over a team from every major conference (Power Five + Big East).,• OU has three players ranked in the top 10 in rebounding in the Big 12: Christian James (sixth, 7.1), Kristian Doolittle (eighth, 6.6) and Brady Manek (ninth, 6.5).,• Oklahoma’s opponents are averaging 32.0 points in the first half.,• Graduate guard Miles Reynolds continues to make the most of his lone season with the Sooners, earning Big 12 Newcomer of the Week for games played Dec. 17-25.,Reynolds averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists in Oklahoma’s two most recent wins (Creighton and at Northwestern) to earn the honor for the first time
NORMAN – The Oklahoma men's basketball team was downed 77-47 by Baylor on Monday night inside Lloyd Noble Center.,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.,Baylor's Makai Mason also scored 12 points.,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.,It was a season low for points in a half for the Sooners.
Oklahoma guard Taylor Robertson ranks first in the Big 12 with 4.21 3-pointers per game and ranks second in 3-point shooting percentage.,• Freshman guard Taylor Robertson continues to lead the country with 4.21 3-pointers per game and ranks fourth nationally with 59 made 3-pointers this season.,Freshman guard Taylor Robertson ranks fourth in the Big 12 in scoring with 17.6 points per game this season and leads the conference with 59 made 3-pointers.,The Mountaineers are averaging 75.3 points per game (ranks fourth in the Big 12) on .447 field goal (fourth), .384 3-point (second) and .747 free throw (second) shooting.,• Robertson ranks first nationally in 3-pointers per game (4.21) and fourth in 3-point field goals made (59).
"Well, 828 wins later, the one constant with Huggins' teams is they win.,That's what he did four years ago after his 2013 West Virginia team slipped to 13-19 - one of the worst seasons of his career.Since then, the Mountaineers have won 17, 25, 26, 28 and now nine games heading into Wednesday night's game against Coppin State.When Huggins is upset, it's usually because of something bad that's happened on the defensive end of the floor.,"Consequently, Huggins said he was unhappy with the way his team played defensively during last Saturday's 48-point exhibition victory against Wheeling Jesuit.,"Those are things Huggins wants to see improved Wednesday night against Coppin State and then Saturday afternoon against Fordham.Then comes Oklahoma State in Stillwater on Friday, Dec. 29.,AT&T SportsNet (Rob King, Warren Baker and Robby Incmikoski) will televise Wednesday night's game locally.The Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG's pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m. leading into the regular game broadcast with Tony Caridi and Jay Jacobs on stations throughout West Virginia, online via WVUsports.com and the popular mobile app TuneIn.Coppin State is coached by former Maryland and NBA star player Juan Dixon, who led the Terps to a national title in 2002 … "They gave Connecticut all they could handle at UConn," Huggins said … Huggins is now two wins shy of tying Jim Phelan for seventh place among the winningest NCAA Division I coaches with 830 victories … The Mountaineers have won 62 out of their last 66 home games in the month of December … West Virginia has forced nearly more turnovers (206) than its opponents' made field goals (211) … Senior guardis seven points shy of becoming West Virginia's 521,000-point scorer … Senior guardneeds five points to pass guard Tracy Shelton (1989-93) for 23place in school history with 1,316 points … West Virginia has an RPI of 15 heading into Wednesday night, but it's going to take a hit with games coming up against No. 298 Coppin State and No. 279 Fordham … WVU already shows victories against No. 291 American, No. 282 Marist and No. 226 NJIT, which is rarity for Huggins' teams to face this many sub-200 teams on its schedule … The Mountaineers also have three RPI top 100 victories against No. 7 Missouri, No. 17 Virginia and No. 53 UCF … West Virginia leads the NCAA in turnover margin (9.5), is fifth in forced turnovers (20.6), ninth in steals per game (10.5) and 12in offensive rebounds per game (14.2).