OKLAHOMA CITY — Last year, Shemar Smith wouldn’t have grabbed that ball.
Norman North was in a different place. With guard Trae Young leading the offense, his teammates just looked to him to find timely points. Friday, he was traveling with the Oklahoma Sooners to West Virginia, forcing the newly-revamped No. 3 Timberwolves (8-1) to fend for themselves against their rival No. 7