SPOKANE, WA – North Dakota State beat Oklahoma in a fistfight to earn their first NCAA tournament win in school history with an 80-75 overtime victory against Oklahoma. North Dakota State’s Lawrence Alexander led all scorers with 28 points, while Cameron Clark scored 25 for Oklahoma in the loss.
Alexander became the hero in Fargo when he hit a three with eleven seconds left to send the game into overtime, where the 12th-seeded Bison then got some points off their bench to put away the 5th-seeded Sooners.
Ted Robinson and Bill Frieder called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Kory Brown block leads to North Dakota lay up)
(Oklahoma’s Isaiah Cousins sinks back-to-back threes to take the lead)
(Tyler Neal ties it for the Sooners at 50)
(Cameron Clark hits jumper to give Oklahoma a three-point lead with under a minute left)
(Lawrence Alexander hits a three with less than 12 seconds left to tie)
(Sooners have three chances but can’t sink one as time expires)
(Taylor Braun gives North Dakota State the lead at 72-70)
(Final call as the Bison win their first-ever NCAA tournament game)
(Postgame interview with North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips)
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