COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Rashard Odomes and Christian James scored 20 points apiece, Kristian Doolittle had 19 points and matched a career-high with 15 rebounds and No. 9 seed Oklahoma blitzed Mississippi from the start in a 95-72 victory Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
It was a start more often seen by Oklahomas high-octane football team. The Sooners (20-13) scored on eight of their first nine possessions the only miss was an alley-oop and led 12-0 less than three minutes in.
Oklahoma didnt let up. The Sooners led by 17 at halftime and their 95 points were the most this season.