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Just one game into the season, Oklahoma State's women's basketball team lost head coach Kurt Budke and assistant Miranda Serna in a fatal plane crash in Arkansas.
As the season reaches its very last days, the Cowgirls are still playing.
After narrowly missing out on the NCAA tournament, Oklahoma State (20-12) has reeled off four straight postseason victories to reach the semifinals of the Women's NIT for the first time. The Cowgirls will host San Diego (26-8) on Wednesday night, with the winner moving on to the championship game on Saturday.
Point guard Tiffany Bias says she thinks the Cowgirls ''would honor a lot of people'' if they're able to finish a season marked by tragedy by bringing home a championship.
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Coach Travis Ford said Wednesday that Olukemi would have only one semester of eligibility remaining if the NCAA doesn't rule in his favor.
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Get a good look at these 2011 Oklahoma State Big 12 rings because in five years they’ll be for sale on eBay. The players got their rings yesterday and wasted little time tweeting photos of this obnoxious ego candy. Look, we understand you have to reward student-athletes with something they can eventually pawn when their careers are over and they need to pay off a car. But this...
Toni Young scored a season-high 27 points, Liz Donohoe added 20 points and 11 rebounds for her fourth straight double-double and Oklahoma State advanced to the finals of the Women's NIT for the first time by beating San Diego 73-57 on Wednesday night.
Attempting to win a championship at the end of a season marked by the death of coach Kurt Budke and assistant Miranda Serna in...
STILLWATER - It was back to practice at Boone PIckens Stadium on Monday as the sunny days on the beaches of Florida and just a week off for some of the others are a thing of the past following last week's spring break for the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Monday night after practice was a special evening at the training table as the Oklahoma State Cowboys received their Big 12 Championship rings.
Tulsa Union product Tracy Moore is the leading returning receiver for the Cowboys after catching 45 passes for 672 yards and four touchdowns in Oklahoma State’s Big 12 title run in 2011. Moore has been asked to move to outside receiver and figures to be an integral part of the Cowboys’ aerial attack in 2012. Moore spoke with the media following Wednesday’s practice.
STILLWATER - Wednesday's practice may have been the best test so far this spring for the Oklahoma State football squad. After Monday, the helmet, jerseys and short practices are done. So Wednesday it was full pads with temperatures approaching the mid-80s and with a warm south breeze, the Cowboys workout turned into the most physical practice so far of the spring.
Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken is focusing most of his attention this spring on finding a replacement for All-Big 12 quarterback Brandon Weeden. The trio of Clint Chelf, J.W. Walsh and Wes Lunt are each getting their chance to show what they can do and Monken shares his views on what he's seen after five of the NCAA-allowed 15 practices in the spring.