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Oklahoma put up an impressive second-half performance Wednesday night to defeat Morehead State 74-42 at Llody Noble Center. Following are postgame notes on the win.

Postgame notes from Oklahoma's 74-42 win over Morehead State at Lloyd Noble Center on Wednesday night:

• Oklahoma's 74-42 win over Morehead State Wednesday night gave head coach Jeff Capel his 100th career victory. In his sixth season as a head coach, Capel owns a 100-57 (.637) record. Capel is 21-16 (.568) in his second year at OU.

• OU used its fifth different starting lineup in the sixth game of the season. Starting Wednesday were Tony Crocker, Blake Griffin, Austin Johnson, Omar Leary and Longar Longar.

• Blake Griffin poured in 16 points and grabbed 12 boards for his third career double-double. The freshman is shooting 36-of-62 (.581) on the young season. He was 7-of-10 against the Eagles.

• Longar recorded his fourth straight double-digit scoring effort with 10 points.

• Crocker's four 3-pointers tied a career high set earlier this season against Denver. The sophomore guard scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting (4-of-6 from behind the arc). On the year, Crocker is shooting .561 (23-of-41) from the field and has connected on 10-of-21 (.476) 3-pointers.

• Through four home games, Crocker is shooting 18-of-25 (.720) from the field and 9-of-15 (.600) from 3-point range.

• Crocker's game-high seven assists set a career high (his previous high was five on two occasions).

• Omar Leary added 13 points on 4-of-7 shooting. The scoring output was one point shy of his OU best.

Keith Clark's three steals tied a career high for the 6-foot-8 forward.

• Four Sooners reached double figures in scoring, tying a season high.

• OU connected on 23-of-45 (.511) field goal attempts in the contest. On the year, the Sooners are shooting .486 (157-of-323). It was the third game of the year that OU has hit over 50 percent from the field.

• Morehead State's 42 points were the lowest by an OU opponent since Longwood scored 40 on Jan. 30, 2007. It was the lowest scoring output for the Eagles since netting 40 against Murray State during the 2005-06 season.

• OU is averaging 41 second-half points in its last four contests. The Sooners poured in 42 in the second stanza Wednesday.

• The Sooners shot .769 (20-of-26) from the foul line, hitting nine more foul shots than the Eagles attempted. OU started 17-of-18, but missed five of its final eight attempts.

• Oklahoma scored 27 points off 20 MSU turnovers. OU has not committed more turnovers than its opponent in any of its six games.


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