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Isaiah Cousins, Oklahoma Guard, Shot and Wounded in Mount Vernon

Isaiah Cousins, a former Mount Vernon basketball standout and current guard with the University of Oklahoma Sooners, was wounded Tuesday night when an errant bullet from one of two warring street gangs struck him in the back of the shoulder, police said. Cousins is expected to recover without surgery, Oklahoma basketball head coach Lon Kruger said of his starter. "He should...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma guard shot by stray bullet from gang shooting

Once the summer hits, the streets tend to get hotter. Oklahoma Sooners guard Isaiah Cousins was just chilling in New York with some friends, but ended up being at the wrong place at the wrong time. Cousins was hit by a stray bullet during a gang shooting. Sooners head coach Lon Kruger says Cousins is going to be fine. “I’ve spoken to Isaiah and he is doing well,” Kruger said...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Oklahoma's Isaiah Cousins wounded by errant bullet

Oklahoma guard Isaiah Cousins was wounded by an errant bullet that hit him in the shoulder, according to a report in the Lower Hudson Journal News. Cousins was back home in his native Mount Vernon, N.Y., on Tuesday night, when he was caught in the middle of two rival street gangs that had been warring for days. Mount Vernon Police Commissioner Terrance Raynor said Cousins is expected...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

How Mount Vernon, N.Y., shaped OU's Isaiah Cousins

Oklahoma assistant Lew Hill knows Isaiah Cousins. Not the way most assistant coaches know their players, though. Hill really knows Cousins. “He’s me,” Hill said. “That’s what I tell him, he was me. I went through the same stuff.” Both grew up in Mount Vernon, N.Y., a city part suburb and part urban New York City. “It’s like being part of New York City in a different...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats can't keep up at Oklahoma, lose 86-73

NORMAN, Okla. -- Buddy Hield scored 18 points and Isaiah Cousins added 17 to help Oklahoma run past Kansas State 86-73 on Saturday. In a game between third-place Big 12 squads, Oklahoma (20-7, 9-5) dominated in nearly every category, leading by as many as 27 points in the second half. The Sooners took their first lead 3 minutes in when Hield drained a 3-pointer following a Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah Cousins scores career-high 21 points in No. 21 Sooners' win over Baylor

Buddy Hield has had nights like this. For Isaiah Cousins, it was a new experience. Hield scored from the outside and Cousins found his way inside after Baylor adjusted defensively to give No. 21 Oklahoma an 88-72 win in front of an estimated 9,189 at Lloyd Noble Center on Saturday night. The sophomore guards combined for 40 points with Cousins leading the way with a career-high...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cousins leads No. 21 Oklahoma past Baylor, 88-72

Isaiah Cousins scored 15 of his career-high 21 points in the second half to help No. 21 Oklahoma beat Baylor 88-72 on Saturday night. Buddy Hield had 19 points and Cameron Clark added 16 for the Sooners (18-6, 7-4 Big 12), who made a season-high 14 3-pointers and snapped a two-game skid. Isaiah Austin scored a season-high 21 points for Baylor (14-9, 2-8), which once again was competitive...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooner offense stifled by Kansas State defense

Three days after the Oklahoma Sooners upset Iowa State in Norman, they were set to face Kansas State in Manhattan.  The win against the Cyclones was a big one for the Sooners, and had catapulted them to No. 25 in the latest AP poll.  However, a win on the road against a Wildcats team which had beaten Oklahoma State earlier this season would solidify the Sooners’ status as Big...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma pounds Texas A&M CC 78-56

Buddy Hield scored 18 points, Isaiah Cousins added 12 and the Sooners pulled away for a 78-56 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday in a matinee that was rescheduled to start earlier because of concerns over bad weather. Hield made eight of his 14 shots from the field and Cousins hit half of his 10. Overall, the Sooners (7-1) shot 45 percent as they wrapped up a...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball drubbed by Cyclones, 83-64

The Oklahoma Sooners fell victim to the Iowa State Cyclones Monday night at the Hilton Coliseum, enduring an 83-64 drubbing.  The loss pushes them to 14-7 (5-4) on the season. Iowa State jumped out on the Sooners in the first half with a barrage of three pointers.  Iowa State knocked in eight triples in the first half to enter halftime with a comfortable 44-31 lead.  Of the Cyclones...
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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