Oklahoma Basketball: All-Time Sooners Men’s Basketball Team

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Feb 17, 2015; Norman, OK, USA; Oklahoma Sooners bench reacts to a play during the game against the Texas Longhorns at Lloyd Noble Center. Sooners won 71-69. Mandatory Credit:

Rob Ferguson


Brent Price (1990-92) First Team Guard

Although playing just two seasons at Oklahoma after starting his college career at South Carolina, Brent Price scored more points and left a bigger legacy than some former Sooner stars were able to accomplish in three or four.

An Oklahoma native, born in Enid, Brent’s older brother, Mark, played college basketball at Georgia Tech and went on to 12 play a dozen seasons in the NBA.

The younger Price brother started 64 of 65 games his junior and senior seasons at OU and scored 1,173 career points, an average of 18 per game. good for 29th on the Sooenr career scoring list. He was a team leader in his two seasons in a Sooner uniform and led the team in steals and assists both years.

He scored 56 points in a game against Loyola Marymount his first season at Oklahoma, in 1990-91, five points shy of the all-time individual best (61 by Wayman Tisdale (1983). Price’s career scoring average ranks third all-time among Oklahoma guards, and he holds the school and the Lloyd Noble Center single-game records for three-point shots made (11) and three-point attempts.

Price was the fifth player taken in the second round of the 1992 NBA Draft, selected by the then Washington Bullets. Price played for nine seasons in the NBA for four different teams. His longest stint with one team was three years with both the Bullets (1992-94, 1995-96) and the Houston Rockets (1996-99). Listed as a 6-1 guard, Price had a career scoring average of 5.9 with 3.0 assists per game in his nine NBA seasons. His best season was in 1995-96 with Houston, when he averaged 10 points and 5.1 assists per game.

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