Sooners Blow Big Lead and Get Hooked By Texas
Lon Kruger's Sooners were primed to sweep their season series with the Texas Longhorns Wednesday night in Austin. But the Horns rally and beat OU in overtime 92-86 in overtime.
Oklahoma had a 22-point lead with 7:54 left in the game. Texas goes on a 17-2 run to pull within seven points.
Senior Steven Pledger started the game red hot. He hit his first five three pointers and finished the game with 18-points.
The Sooners were led by Romero Osby with 31-points.
Texas was paced by Myck Kabongo with 31. He hit a huge off balance shot at the buzzer to send the game into overtime tied at 77.
The momentum was all on Texas' side at that point. They opened OT with a three. Oklahoma pulled within one a couple of times, but could never regain the lead.
Texas wins just their fifth game in Big 12 play. Oklahoma drops to 18-9, 9-6 in league action. The Sooners will try to regroup Saturday at home against Iowa State. Tip-off is set for 12:30pm