January 26, 2009

COL BKB: Oklahoma 89, Oklahoma State 81

Blake Griffin had 26 points and 18 rebounds and Austin Johnson scored 22 Monday night to lead fifth-ranked Oklahoma to an 89-81 win over Oklahoma State.

Griffin also had 19 rebounds and Johnson hit 5-of-8 three-pointers for Oklahoma (20-1, 6-0 Big 12), which has had eight straight victories since its loss to Arkansas.

The Sooners overcame 23 turnovers by hitting 58 percent of their field goal tries.

Byron Easton paced the Cowboys (13-6, 2-3) with 20 points and nine assists. Obi Muonelo, James Anderson and Keiton Page each had 15 points in Oklahoma State's third loss in four games.