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March 7, 2013

Sooners lead wire to wire again, top WVU 83-70

Mountaineers lose fifth straight

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Another 3-pointer by M’Baye made it 62-49 midway through the second half before the Mountaineers mounted another charge that Fitzgerald snuffed out.
“That was big,” Pledger said. “I know he has it in him. Everybody knows he has it in him. He just has to go out there and do it every time, and he did it.”
The Sooners jumped out to a 10-1 lead and followed that soon after with a string of 12 points in a row, including 3-pointers by Osby and Grooms. Osby’s layup in transition bumped Oklahoma’s lead to 25-8 with 10:45 left before halftime, and even a 6-minute stretch without a basket didn’t put much of a dent in the margin.
Grooms’ three-point play restored the lead to 37-20 with 2:24 left in the first half.
 

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