Sooners Win Fourth in a Row

NORMAN, Okla. – Tony Crocker led the Sooners to a 86-62 rout of Centenary on Wednesday night…

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Oklahoma got off to a hot start against Centenary, mostly behind the play from senior Tiny Crocker, who scored the first 16 OU points. Before Tint Gallon chipped in a put back lay-up to give the Sooners an early 18-3 lead.

Crocker hit his first five shots from the field, including two three pointers before missing on a three-point attempt with under 15:00 minutes left in the first-half.

Centenary would cut the lead to 20-8 after draining a couple of long range shots, but the Sooner defense would clamp down the rest of the way and the OU would extend the lead to 47-25 heading in to halftime.

Crocker would go on to score 29 points, pulled down 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots in the first half (He would finish with 33 points and 13 rebounds).

"My teammates got me the ball," Crocker said after the game. "They (the shots) were falling. It felt good. We were just trying to play hard out there."

"The other team was doing a lot of switching and stuff an that left a lot of open spots."

OU would put the coasters on in the second half and Centenary would come as close as 15 points before the Sooners would pull away again.

Despite battling some foul trouble Willie Warren may have been the brightest offensive star in the second half and would score seven points.

The Sooners had another solid game in the defensive end of the court and held Centenary to 38% shooting percentage from the field.

Tiny Gallon had a big night in the win and had his second double-double of the year with 16 points and 15 boards.

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