Sooners hold off Flyers to advance to Sweet 16

By Alex Gustafson

The Sooners (24-10) continued their postseason success with a 72-66 win over the Dayton Flyers (27-9).

Buddy Hield (15 points, five assists and three rebounds) and Jordan Woodard (16 points, three assists and four steals) paced an Oklahoma attack which out rebounded Dayton 35-23.

The Flyers were led by Scoochie Smith (16 points, five rebounds and four assists) and Jordan Pollard (13 points and five rebounds). However, Dayton could not overcome a 3-for-7, nine point performance from team leader Jordan Sibert.

Up next: Oklahoma plays Michigan State in the Sweet 16. Tip off is 3/27 at 9:07 pm CST.