January 21, 2009
Texas A&M's Donald Sloan (15) goes up for a shot as Oklahoma's Willie Warren (13) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009 in College Station, Texas. Oklahoma won 69-63.
The Oklahoma men’s basketball team is 17-1 and off to its best start in 23 years. Undoubtedly, the driving force behind the Sooners’ stellar start is sophomore Blake Griffin, who averages 22 points and leads the country with 13.4 rebounds per game. But there’s a critical component of Oklahoma’s rotation that wasn’t around last year with Griffin.