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Sam Grooms has been key to the Sooners success, and will need to continue his excellent play to keep the Sooners tournament dreams alive.
There are many things that could be credited to the Oklahoma Sooners hot 10-2 start to the season. Maybe it’s the improvement we’ve seen out of 3rd-year guard Steven Pledger who is coming into conference play as the Big 12’s 2nd leading scorer. Perhaps it has something to do with the addition of a true point guard in JUCO transfer Sam Grooms, or maybe, Lon Kruger is just doing an exceptional coaching job in his inaugural season as head men’s basketball coach. Whatever way you look at it, the Sooners are greatly ameliorated from season’s past.
With league play just two days away, the Sooners look to have a legitimate shot at finishing in the middle of the Big 12, the question: will they? Can they finish at least .500 in the conference which should, in theory, be enough to send them dancing?
As we dive into January, we’re about to find some answ...
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Pledger's shooting is a touch off, in the Sooners loss to Missouri. (Photo from Soonersports.com)
It was certainly no the way the Sooners envisioned starting off conference play. Though the Sooners are improved, no denying it, it may be a year or two more before they can compete with the top tier Big 12 teams once again. A 87-49 beating on the road to seventh ranked Missouri...
CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Oklahoma's 31-14 victory in the 2011 Insight Bowl was a sign Bob Stoops was taking charge as he had to lead this OU program through a difficult season.
CHANDLER, Ariz. — Head coach Bob Stoops met with the media for the final time during the 2011 season, and Sooners Illustrated has the complete discussion inside.
The ninth-ranked Oklahoma wrestling squad fell to No. 18 Wyoming 19-18 on Tuesday night inside the Arena-Auditorium.The Sooners (3-2-0, 2-1-0) won five bouts, but earned just two bonus points to the Cowboy's (1-2-0) three, which proved to be the difference in the dual. OU led 17-14 going into the night's final match where Wyoming's Patrick Martinez earned a major decision...
6-foot-5 tight end Taylor McNamara from (San Diego) Westview is committed to the Oklahoma Sooners and he spoke with Scout.com after the West squad's second practice on Monday evening.
The OU men's basketball team has a tough task right out of the Big 12 gate as it opens league play at No. 7/6 Missouri on Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT. The Sooners enter the game with a 10-2 record while the Tigers (13-0) are one of four unbeaten teams in the country.
A former five-star prospect and one of the top wide receiver talents in the Class of 2010, Justin McCay has made the decision to transfer from Oklahoma and is ready to begin the visit process.
On Tuesday night (7:00 P.M., MSN), the #7/6 Missouri Tigers (13-0) play host to the Oklahoma Sooners (10-2) in the conference opener for both teams.