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Oklahoma's Buddy Hield scored a career-high 23 points and four other Sooners finished in double figures to help Oklahoma beat North Texas 95-82 Monday.
After scoring a career-high 19 points in an 82-73 season-opening win against Alabama on Friday, the sophomore Hield again led the Sooners (2-0) in 29 minutes of work.
Tyler Neal added 12 points while Je'Lon Hornbeak, Ryan Spangler and Cameron Clark each had 11 for the Big 12 Conference Sooners.
Alzee Williams led the Mean Green (1-1) with 24 points.
After trailing the first 2:27, Oklahoma used an 8-0 run to take a 12-8 lead. Hield keyed a 9-0 run later in the half with a driving basket and then a three-pointer in transition to give the Sooners a 14-point lead - their largest of the game.
The Sooners shot 53 percent from the floor, never trailing after the 15:41 mark to win their 21st consecutive home opener.
Oklahoma led 48-38 at the half after shooting 53 percent and converting six of 12 three-point shots.
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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By MURRAY EVANS Associated Press Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops made two things clear Monday: There won't be a change at quarterback for the Sooners and he is OK with the direction his program is headed.
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