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OU Basketball: Strong Second Half Run Powers Oklahoma Past Providence

The No. 19-ranked Sooners extended their perfect start to 8-0 with a resounding victoroy over the Providence Friars on Tuesday night.

NORMAN — With the game on the line, Oklahoma’s defense won the day.

Providence pushed No. 19 Oklahoma for nearly 30 minutes in the Big East-Big 12 Battle at the Lloyd Noble Center on Tuesday night, keeping the contest a one-score game deep into the second half.

But then the stops started to come for OU.

The Sooners held Providence scoreless for nearly five minutes, punctuated by a transition steal from OU center John Hugley IV, who found Otega Oweh at the rim to fuel a 15-0 run that blew the game open.

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