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1,000-POINT CLUB u 20. AL BEAL (1,245) One of the top rebounders in OU history ... Stands fourth on school’s career list with 917 boards ... Set a single-season school record for field goal percentage in 1979 (.627) ... Career field goal percentage mark of .557 ranks sixth in OU history ... Shot at least .500 from the field all four years ...Ranks first in career blocked shots with 230 ... The thirdround selection of the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1980 NBA Draft. SEASON

G

1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80

28 27 31 27

FG-FGA PCT 3G-A PCT

97-194 127-234 158-252 114-210

.500 .542 .627 .543

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FT-FTA PCT REBS AVG PTS AVG

— 59-94 .628 197 — 65-127 .512 215 — 73-119 .613 282 — 56-93 .602 223

7.0 8.0 9.1 8.3

253 319 389 284

9.1 11.8 12.5 10.5

TOTALS 113 496-890 .557 — — 253-433 .584 917 8.1 1245 11.0

u Garfield Heard left OU in 1970 ranked first in school history in rebounding and second in scoring. He went on to a lengthy ABA and NBA playing career.

u 21. AARON CURRY (1,237) Member of the 1979 Big Eight champion Sooners ... Played in 110 career games ... Averaged 15.1 points per game his senior year when he shot a career-high .545 from the field ... A good shooter who sported a .500 career field goal percentage and .753 free throw mark ... Selected in the third round (98th overall) of the 1980 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets. SEASON

G

1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80

28 25 31 26

FG-FGA PCT 3G-A PCT

111-240 123-241 127-269 166-305

.463 .510 .472 .545

— — — —

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u 23. GARFIELD HEARD (1,227)

FT-FTA PCT REBS AVG PTS AVG

38-54 32-43 52-65 61-81

.704 .744 .800 .753

97 104 135 161

3.5 4.2 4.4 6.2

260 278 306 393

9.3 11.1 9.9 15.1

TOTALS 110 527-1055 .500 — — 183-243 .753 497 4.5 1237 11.2

u 22. DAVID LITTLE (1,229)

SEASON

Named 1982 Big Eight Newcomer of the Year after transferring from Texas Tech ... Also named to the Big Eight postseason all-tournament team as a junior ... A unanimous All-Big Eight selection in 1983 ... Left OU as the school’s seventh-leading scorer ... Ranks seventh on Oklahoma’s career scoring average list (18.6) ... Career free throw percentage (.822) ranks fourth at OU ... Selected in the third round (61st overall) of the 1983 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets. SEASON

G

FG-FGA PCT 3G-A PCT

OU’s first true superstar ... Was an All-Big Eight performer as a senior when he averaged 21.7 points and 12.5 rebounds ... Left school as the second-leading career scorer and top rebounder ... Career rebounding average (10.6) ranks third behind Alvan Adams and Blake Griffin ... Rebounding average (12.5) in 1970 stands as fourth highest in OU annals ... The first-round pick (third overall) of the Seattle Supersonics in the 1970 NBA Draft ... Played 11 seasons in the NBA and helped Phoenix to the 1976 championship series ... Averaged 8.7 points and 7.5 rebounds during his pro career.

FT-FTA PCT REBS AVG PTS AVG

1981-82 33 231-497 .465 — — 150-181 .829 166 5.0 612 18.5 1982-83 33 231-454 .509 — — 155-190 .816 207 6.3 617 18.7 TOTALS 66 462-951 .486 — — 305-371 .822 373 5.7 1229 18.6

G

FG-FGA PCT 3G-A PCT

FT-FTA PCT REBS AVG PTS AVG

1967-68 26 128-264 .484 — — 54-102 .529 250 9.6 310 11.9 1968-69 25 131-309 .424 — — 67-123 .545 243 9.7 329 13.2 1969-70 27 231-479 .482 — — 126-187 .674 337 12.5 588 21.7 TOTALS

78 490-1052 .466 — — 247-412 .600 830 10.6 1227 15.7

u 24. BOBBY JACK (1,219) An All-Big Eight Conference selection in 1972 ... Known for his solid defensive play and rebounding ability ... Collected 471 rebounds in three seasons ... Averaged 16.5 points and 7.5 boards his senior season ... Tied an Oklahoma postseason single-game record with 14 field goals versus Hawaii in 1971 NIT ... Also played baseball and led the Sooners to a Big Eight title and the College World Series ... Signed with Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves after he was drafted by the NBA’s Cincinnati franchise ... Son (Aaron) played basketball at Texas A&M (lettered 1998-01). SEASON

G

FG-FGA PCT 3G-A PCT

FT-FTA PCT REBS AVG PTS AVG

1969-70 28 129-265 .487 — — 63-83 .759 100 3.6 321 11.5 1970-71 27 188-353 .532 — — 92-124 .742 177 6.5 468 17.3 1971-72 26 161-363 .443 — — 108-145 .745 194 7.5 430 16.5 TOTALS

81 478-981 .487 — — 263-352 .747 471 5.8 1219 15.0

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2013-14 OU Men's Basketball Media Guide  

The official source of information on the 2013-14 Oklahoma men's basketball team.

2013-14 OU Men's Basketball Media Guide  

The official source of information on the 2013-14 Oklahoma men's basketball team.

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