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Oklahoma Sooners

Hield scores 17 as Durant watches; No. 1 Oklahoma beats TCU

Buddy Hield was just the second-best scorer in the building Tuesday night.

With Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant on hand, Hield scored 17 points to help No. 1 Oklahoma defeat TCU 95-72.

Hield, the nation's No. 2 scorer, was held well below his 26.2 average, but he shot an efficient 7 for 13 from the field and made 3 of 8 3-point attempts as the 2014 NBA MVP and four-time scoring champion watched.

"It's cool for him coming in here and showing support and supporting the city, especially with us ranked No. 1," Hield said. "KD's one of the guys I really look up to when I watch the NBA, so it's kind of cool him being out here."

Hield was...