Hield leads No. 21 Oklahoma past No. 15 West Virginia

Ponca City Now - February 4, 2015 7:18 am

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – Buddy Hield scored 21 points and No. 21 Oklahoma defeated No. 15 West Virginia 71-52 on Tuesday night.

Hield, the Big 12’s leading scorer, made 8 of 13 shots, including 5 of 7 3-pointers.

Jordan Woodard had 12 points and Ryan Spangler and Isaiah Cousins each added 10 for the Sooners (15-7, 6-4 Big 12). Oklahoma shot a season-high 61 percent from the field to win their third straight.

Oklahoma committed 22 turnovers in the first meeting, an 86-65 win for the Mountaineers on Jan. 13. This time, the Sooners committed just 13.

Juwan Staten had 15 points and nine rebounds and Gary Browne added 12 points for West Virginia (18-4, 6-3), which had won three straight.

Devin Williams, the conference’s No. 2 rebounder and Big 12 leader in field goal percentage, was ill and did not play. He had 14 points and 11 rebounds in the first meeting.

 

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