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Oklahoma Pulls Out Win vs. Army In Overtime

A closeup of Lincoln Riley wearing a grey Oklahoma sweater before a game.

NORMAN, OK - NOVEMBER 25: Head Coach Lincoln Riley of Oklahoma Sooners during warm ups before the game against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated West Virginia 59-31. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Very few were able to see it live, but Oklahoma football managed to win tonight's game against Army. It took the Sooners overtime to do so though.

The match-up featured two of the most disparate offensive styles imaginable.

Oklahoma scores about as quickly as humanly possible, while Army bled the clock dry en route to three long, plodding touchdown drives.

At the end of regulation, Army had a 44:41-15:19 advantage in time of possession.

Army had a chance to win late, but an interception on a rare Black Knights pass gave the ball back to Kyler Murray and the Sooners the ball with a chance to drive and win. He got them in position for a 33-yard field goal, but Austin Seibert missed wide left.

Oklahoma football survived in overtime though, scoring first and picking off Army once again to end the game.

Murray hit CeeDee Lamb for a touchdown to start things in OT.

The Sooners defense forced Army into passing downs on the ensuing drive, which is not what Army ever wants. Fred Cooper was picked off once again to seal the game.

Because of the Big 12's media arrangement, FOX broadcast this game on pay-per-view. Those who ponied up the upwards of $50 to watch it got their money's worth though.