Scores

Final

Oklahoma 74

(3-0, 0-0 away)

Washington St 59

(2-2, 1-0 home)

Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

11:30 PM ET, November 24, 2011

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California

1 2 T
OKLA 38 3674
WSU 40 1959

Top Performers

Oklahoma: C. Newell 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Washington State: B. Motum 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Oklahoma 74, Washington St. 59

Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Reserve Calvin Newell scored 18 points and Oklahoma pulled away in the second half to beat Washington State 74-59 on Thursday night in the 76 Classic.

The Sooners will face Santa Clara in the semifinals Friday. Washington State will play New Mexico in the consolation round.

Newell shot 7 of 13 and hit four 3-pointers, and Steven Pledger added 14 points on three 3s.

The Sooners were stout defensively, forcing 22 turnovers and limiting the Cougars to 22 percent shooting in the second half.

Brock Motum led Washington State (2-2) with 13 points. Faisal Aden had 12.

Oklahoma trailed by a point when Newell took over. He accounted for all but three points of a 13-2 run, capping it with a 3-pointer for a 60-50 advantage with 7:15 remaining.

Marcus Capers heaved in a 60-foot shot that beat the halftime buzzer and gave Washington State a 40-38 lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
OKLA
WSU
Points 74 59
FG Made-Attempted 27-60 (.450) 22-52 (.423)
3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 8-11 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 8

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