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.
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...
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...
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...
Buddy Hield scored 18 points and Isaiah Cousins added 17 to help Oklahoma beat Kansas State 86-73 and clear up the Big 12 standings with four games remaining in league play.
The runaway win helped break a three-way tie for third with Oklahoma, Kansas State and Iowa State all entering the day with 8-5 league marks. Iowa State's 71-60 Saturday win over TCU kept the Cyclones knotted...
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February 22, 2014
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...
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...
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...
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February 08, 2014
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...
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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...