Hill scores 8 in OT, Oklahoma beats Texas Tech 68-63
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) – Jalen Hill scored eight of his 18 points in the final two minutes, freshman Milos Uzan also scored 18 points and Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 68-63 in overtime Saturday night.
Grant Sherfield added 12 points for Oklahoma (10-5, 1-2 Big 12).
Uzan hit a short jumper, Hill made a layup, and then Uzan came up with a loose ball in the lane and threw a long layup pass to a surging Hill for a dunk that gave Oklahoma a four-point lead with 1:06 to play. . D’maurian Williams answered with a quick 3-pointer before Hill hit a missed layup by Uzan to make it 66-63 with 41 seconds to play. Williams missed a pair of free throws and Bijan Cortez missed the front end of a 1-and-1 before Harmon missed a contested 3 with about 10 seconds left. The rebound went out of bounds by the Sooners, but Cortez blocked a potential 3-pointer by Lamar Washington and Hill made two free throws with 1.1 seconds left to close the scoring.
Texas Tech (10-5, 0-3 Big 12) has lost three straight to open conference play for the first time since the 2014-15 season. The Red Raiders were without starter Daniel Batcho (finger) — who averages 11.8 points and a team-high 8.2 rebounds — and Pop Isaacs (head), who shoots 44.2% from 3-point range and leads the team with 35 3- them.
Sheffield, Uzan and CJ Noland each hit a 3-pointer in an 87-second span before Uzan added a layup and another 3 to cap a 14-4 run that made it 41-31 with 11:43 left. played okay. Tanner Groves knocked down a two-handed layup after a missed 3-pointer by Bijan Cortezand, then 35 seconds later made another dunk — this time after a missed runner by Uzan — to give Oklahoma the lead of 13 points with 8: 35 left.
Groves, the team’s second-leading scorer (11.0) this season, who was fouled with 5:05 left in overtime, finished with seven points and 10 rebounds.
De’Vion Harmon — who spent two seasons at Oklahoma and another at Oregon before transferring to Texas Tech — scored eight points in a 12-2 run that culminated when Kevin Obanor made a layup with 23 seconds left in the half. second to make it 56. -54 and give the Red Raiders their first lead since halftime.
Uzan hit two free throws to force overtime.
Harmon led Texas Tech with a season-high 23 points and Obanor added 15 but was 5 of 17 shooting.
Oklahoma plays at No. 3 Kansas on Tuesday
Texas Tech visits state no. 25 of Iowa on Tuesday
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