OU-Tech Report Card

Sooners Illustrated grades out OU's 84-58 Wednesday night loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock, Texas.

Overall team performance: F

The Sooners were blasted by a 4-10 team and really never competed at all. They lost the board battle 36-27, made just 32.8 percent of their shots, even shooting worse in the first half at 27.6 percent and distributed just six assists. OU scored just 58 points on the worst defensive team in the conference and allowed 82 to a team that ranks seventh in scoring in the Big 12.

G Cade Davis: A

Davis was the only Sooner in double figures with his 21 points on 9-for-17 shooting. In 31 minutes of playing time, he also picked up three rebounds, a block and a steal but was just 1-for-4 from the free throw line and also committed three turnovers. Still, it was a good performance.

G Cameron Clark: F

He failed to make a shot in 25 minutes, going 0-for-6 from the field and missing his only attempt from behind the arc, as well as committing three turnovers. The only positive in this very poor showing was his five rebounds.

G Carl Blair: B-

Blair was awful shooting the ball, making just 1-of-8. But he contributed in some other ways, dishing four dimes, while blocking a shot and swiping a pair of steals. He was most successful on the glass, where he racked up a team-high seven boards. And Blair finished 3-for-4 from the charity stripe to finish with a point total of five. He had only one turnover in his 34 minutes of action.

F Andrew Fitzgerald: C+

It wasn't a particular good shooting or scoring night for him, either, but Fitzgerald also got involved in some other ways. Although he was just 3-for-11 from the field en route to seven points, he managed seven rebounds, a block and a steal. Fitzgerald had three turnovers.

F Tyler Neal: C

As a starter, someone else needs to complement Davis in scoring, and Neal wasn't it either, just like the other three starters aside from Davis. He finished with just four points on 1-for-5 shooting, but the positive is that he had six boards.

Bench: C

Sooner reserves scored 21 points in the contest, but they were still outscored by seven by the opposition's bench. Any time an opponent's bench nets more points, that signals trouble, especially when OU's starters have struggled so much lately. Guard Calvin Newell led the OU bench with nine points, while guard Steven Pledger added seven, forward C.J. Washington managed four, and guard T.J. Franklin hit a free throw to score a point.

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