National Basketball Association
Oklahoma 71, Texas Christian 62
When: 12:00 PM ET, Saturday, February 16, 2019
Where: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena, Fort Worth, Texas
Officials: # Gerry Pollard, # Marques Pettigrew, # Chris Rastatter
Attendance: 6464

Kristian Doolittle had 21 points and 10 rebounds, lifting Oklahoma to a 71-62 win over TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday.

The win snaps a five-game losing streak for the Sooners (16-10, 4-9 Big 12). After winning 11 of their first 12 games at home this year, the Horned Frogs (17-8, 5-7) have dropped two consecutive home games and four of six games overall.

Doolittle was 8 of 11 from the field as the Sooners shot 50 percent from the floor overall. The junior's two best scoring performances of the season have come against TCU. He scored a season-high 24 points in the first meeting.

Brady Manek and Christian James scored 14 each for Oklahoma.

James' off-balance jumper with about a minute to play, coming right after TCU's R.J. Nembhard hit a 3-pointer to cut the Sooners' lead to five, gave Oklahoma some breathing room. Doolittle then hit four free throws in the final minute to seal the win.

Kendric Davis and J.D. Miller had 14 points each to lead the Horned Frogs. Miller had 11 rebounds.

TCU led by as many as eight points in the first half before 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions by Matt Freeman ignited a deficit-erasing 8-0 run.

After going 1 of 18 from behind the 3-point line in 10 games dating back to mid-December, Freeman has made more of an impact from long range in the Sooners' last four games, hitting 5 of 12 attempts.

The Sooners hit six of their last seven shots of the first half to take a two-point lead into the break.

Oklahoma started the second half hot as well, with three 3-pointers over the first 2:24 after the break in an 11-4 run and the Sooners led the rest of the way.

The Horned Frogs were without sophomore forward Kouat Noi, who had a season-high 30 in Oklahoma's 76-74 home win over TCU in early January. He rolled his ankle in practice.

Senior center Jamuni McNeace played seven minutes for the Sooners. He hadn't played since Feb. 4 because of a right ankle injury that has bothered him since November.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Oklahoma   Texas Christian
Kristian Doolittle 21 Scoring Kendric Davis 14
Kristian Doolittle 5 Assists Desmond Bane 4
Kristian Doolittle 10 Rebounds JD Miller 11
Kristian Doolittle 5 Free Throws Made Alex Robinson 3
Christian James 3 Steals Kendric Davis 6
Kristian Doolittle 1 Blocks Kevin Samuel 4
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma 71 50.0 7-16 10-13 18 30 3 5 12
Texas Christian 62 35.4 9-32 7-8 14 31 4 9 13