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Oklahoma Basketball: Grooms-Pledger duo turning it on when it matters

Heading into the 2012-13 season, Steven Pledger was expected to play a vital role in the rejuvenation of the Oklahoma Sooners basketball program.  So far he has delivered, just not in the ostentatious manner that he anticipated to. To give an idea of just how good Pledger was supposed to be this season, he was the leading returning scorer in the Big 12 conference, averaging 16.2...
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 72, Texas A&M-CC 42

Steven Pledger scored a game-high 17 points and Amath M'Baye had 14 points and six rebounds to lead Oklahoma past Texas A&M Corpus Christi 72-42 on Monday. Pledger entered the contest shooting only 36 percent on 3-point attempts, but connected on 5 of 10 shots from beyond the arc to give the Sooners (9-3) an offensive spark in the first regular-season game played at OU&...
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Hoops update (Dec. 12): Guard Steven Pledger

NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners have been off for several days, but Sooners Illustrated got an update today with guard Steven Pledger.
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners beat Miners to advance to semifinals of Old Spice Classic

A win is a win.  That’s what the Oklahoma Sooners have to be telling themselves after an ugly 68-61 victory over the UTEP Miners on Thanksgiving day in the opening round of the Old Spice Classic.  Romero Osby scored 16 points on 6-10 shooting to lead the Sooners, while also pulling in 10 boards and recording four assists in the victory.  He also threw in two blocks, making him...
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooner season preview part 2- the roster

This is part two of a three part season preview for Oklahoma Sooners Men’s Basketball.  Look here for part one and be on the lookout for part three, as well as constant coverage of Sooner basketball throughout the season here on Steven Pledger looks to lead the Sooners in scoring once again. (Photo from The Sooners roster has seen quite a few...
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Season Preview- The Overview

This is part one of a three part season preview for Oklahoma Sooners Men’s Basketball.  Look for parts two and three, as well as constant coverage of Sooner basketball throughout the season here on Kruger took on the task of rebuilding the Oklahoma Sooners program, and just a year later, the outlook is already changing for the better.When Lon Kruger took the...
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Kansas State falls to Pledger, Oklahoma

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Steven Pledger scored 30 points and Oklahoma weathered a second-half charge by No. 22 Kansas State and some tense moments down the stretch to give coach Lon Kruger a 63-60 victory over his former team Saturday night. Sam Grooms made a key steal in the closing minute and two free throws with 5 seconds left for the Sooners (13-7, 3-5 Big 12), who watched as...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pledger shoots Sooners past Bulldogs

NORMAN, OK (AP) -- Steven Pledger scored 22 points and Romero Osby pulled down 18 rebounds to lead Oklahoma past South Carolina State 83-48 on Wednesday night. Oklahoma (9-1), which won its fifth straight game, outrebounded the Bulldogs 63-36 behind Osby's career-high performance that featured 14 defensive rebounds and 10 points. The Sooners committed just eight turnovers. ...
Via Fox Sports Houston
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Oklahoma continues hot start, beats Houston 79-74

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Steven Pledger had a game-high 31 points and Oklahoma beat Houston Saturday at the Chesapeake Arena 79-74 in the first game of the All College Classic. Pledger was 10 for 13 from the field, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, rendering an off night from the Sooners' inside tandem of Andrew Fitzgerald and Romero Osby irrelevant. The two combined to go just...
Via Fox Sports Houston
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

Pledger suspended for Oklahoma's season opener

Starting guard Steven Pledger has been suspended for Oklahoma's season opener for a secondary violation of NCAA rules. Sooners coach Lon Kruger announced Wednesday that Pledger will sit out Friday's game against Idaho State because he played in a pro-am game last summer. Pledger, who averaged 10.9 points last season, will be reinstated for the team's next game Nov. 18...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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