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TCU 70, Oklahoma 67

Garlon Green scored 18 points in his final home game, but TCU nearly blew a 25-point lead before holding on late as the Horned Frogs snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating Oklahoma 70-67 on Saturday. The Sooners scored 16 straight points in the second half to get back in the game, but their rally fell short when Sam Grooms missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 83, West Virginia 70

Romero Osby scored 26 points, Steven Pledger chipped in 23 and Oklahoma led wire to wire for the fourth straight home game, beating West Virginia 83-70 on Wednesday night. The Mountaineers (13-17, 6-11 Big 12) trimmed a 17-point deficit down to three in the opening minutes of the second half and were within four with 5 minutes left before Andrew Fitzgerald converted a three-point...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners breeze past Cyclones on senior day, 86-69

Senior day for Oklahoma Sooners basketball was marked by great senior play.  Andrew Fitzgerald, Romero Osby, Sam Grooms and Steven Pledger were all honored before the Sooners game against Iowa State on Saturday, and all put in solid performances in front of the fans who have watched them develop over the years.  Osby led the way with 22 points and nine rebounds, as well as two...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa St. 83, Oklahoma 64

Will Clyburn scored 19 points and Iowa State cruised past Oklahoma 83-64 on Monday night. Chris Babb had 12 points on four 3s for the Cyclones (16-6, 6-3 Big 12), who improved to 5-0 in Big 12 home games and 13-0 overall at Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State opened the second half with a 14-2 run, turning a comfortable lead into an insurmountable 58-33 advantage. The Sooners had just...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers first conference loss of the season at Kansas State

Heading into Saturday’s matchup against Kansas State, there was an aura of positivity surrounding the Oklahoma Sooners.  They were riding the momentum of a five-game win streak and undefeated in conference play.  Not only was there belief that they could win on the road, but it was a completely plausible prediction.  Unfortunately, the optimism quickly faded as the Sooners suffered...
Via isportsweb.com
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Sooners finding right mix with veterans, youth

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JEFF LATZKE AP Sports Writer Take a couple of veteran players who are used to starting, give their roles to unpolished freshmen and it might spell trouble for a basketball team's chemistry. Lon Kruger is making it work at Oklahoma. In his second season in charge of the Sooners, Kruger has put three freshmen and transfer Amath M'Baye in prominent...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball Preview: Sooners travel to Fayetteville to face Hogs

Coming off a well-deserved three days’ rest, the Oklahoma Sooners (6-1) will travel to Fayetteville to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-3) Tuesday evening.  It will be the Sooners 6th road game so far—they are 4-1 on the road in the early stages of the season.  That’s as many wins as they Sooners has all of last season when they finished 4-11 away from home. Andrew Fitzgerald...
Via isportsweb.com
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 77, West Virginia 70

Amath M'Baye scored 19 points and Je'lon Hornbeak had 14 as Oklahoma beat West Virginia 77-70 in the third-place game Sunday night at the Old Spice Classic. Andrew Fitzgerald added nine points for Oklahoma (4-1) West Virginia (1-3) got 15 points from Juwan Staten. Gary Browne and Deniz Kilicli had 13 apiece. Both teams split two games earlier in the classic. Oklahoma beat...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Sooners – #8 Big 12 college basketball power rankings

Oklahoma Coach: Lon Kruger (1 season at Oklahoma 15-16) Overall 494-320, 26 years 2011-12: Record 15-16 overall, 5-13 in Big 12 ( Tie 8th) Starters Returning (5) Sam Grooms, Steven Pledger, Andrew Fitzgerald, Cameron Clark, Romero Osby Preseason Tournament: Old Spice Classic Top Non-Conference Games: at. Arkansas, vs. Texas A&M, vs. Ohio Transfer Out: Calvin Newell (UCF), Carl...
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November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

#64 Oklahoma: College Basketball Countdown

College basketball is right around the corner. Games will be starting before you know it, and practices are just right around the corner. Here at Roundballchat I will release my top 100 teams for the 2012-13 college basketball season. I will start at 100 and count my way down. I will rank all the 75 programs in the six major conferences, as well as 25 mid majors in my top 100 countdown...
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October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

#85 Oklahoma Sooners: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll...
Via The Sports Bank
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma holds on to beat Texas A&M

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Romero Osby scored a career-high 24 points and Oklahoma held off Texas A&M for a 65-62 win Saturday in a preview of the first round of next week's Big 12 tournament. The Sooners (15-15, 5-13 Big 12) led by as many as 14 early in the second half before A&M rallied and had a chance to take the lead in the final minute. Khris Middleton missed a jumper...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma holds on to beat Texas A&M

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Romero Osby scored a career-high 24 points and Oklahoma held off Texas A&M for a 65-62 win Saturday in a preview of the first round of next week's Big 12 tournament. The Sooners (15-15, 5-13 Big 12) led by as many as 14 early in the second half before A&M rallied and had a chance to take the lead in the final minute. Khris Middleton missed a jumper...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 65, Texas A&M 62

Romero Osby scored a career-high 24 points and Oklahoma held off Texas A&M for a 65-62 win Saturday in a preview of the first round of next week's Big 12 tournament. The Sooners (15-15, 5-13 Big 12) led by as many as 14 early in the second half before A&M rallied and had a chance to take the lead in the final minute. Khris Middleton missed a jumper that would have put...
Via Fox Sports
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Preview: Iowa State vs. Oklahoma

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher  Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisMWilliams  What: Iowa State (18-8, 8-5) vs. Oklahoma (13-12, 3-10) When: Saturday, Feb. 18 at 12:45 p.m. Where: Hilton Coliseum TV: Big 12 Network/ESPN3 (WOI, Ames/DSM), KFXA (CR/Waterloo), KIMT (Mason City), KYOU (Ottumwa) Royce White’s first road trip to Norman, Okla. was a bit bizarre. It all began...
Via Cyclone Fanatic
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners Embarrassed at Tech

OU hits rock bottom with an 18 point loss to Texas Tech The Oklahoma Sooners have officially hit rock bottom.  After a 65-47 thrashing at the hands of a Texas Tech team that, prior to this win, had no other conference victories, it seems the only way to go is up. The Sooners coughed up 15 turnovers, and shot just 33% the entire contest.  Steven Pledger, the Sooners leading scorer...
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February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Texas Tech 65, Oklahoma 47

Javaris Willis scored a career-high 21 points and Robert Lewandowski had 16 to lead Texas Tech over Oklahoma 65-47 on Saturday night, giving the Red Raiders their first Big 12 win. Texas Tech (8-16, 1-11) ended an 11-game losing streak. The Red Raiders never trailed in the second half and used a 17-5 run, with Lewandowski getting 12 of the points, to go up 51-37 with about seven...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Texas Tech beats Oklahoma for 1st Big 12 win

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Javaris Willis scored a career-high 21 points and Robert Lewandowski had 16 to lead Texas Tech over Oklahoma 65-47 on Saturday night, giving the Red Raiders their first Big 12 win. Texas Tech (8-16, 1-11) ended an 11-game losing streak. The Red Raiders never trailed in the second half and used a 17-5 run, with Lewandowski getting 12 of the points, to go up...
Via Fox Sports Houston
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners Blown Away by Cyclones

Pledger scores 11 in the 2nd half but the Sooners still fall to Iowa State It seemed almost everything went right for the Sooners Saturday against Iowa State at the Lloyd Noble Center.  Points in the paint, advantage Sooners.  Points off turnovers, OU took that one too.  2nd chance points, give that one to the Sooners.  They even edge out the Cyclones in rebounding and fast break...
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February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa St. 77, Oklahoma 70

Melvin Ejim had 21 points to lead five Iowa State players scoring in double figures as the Cyclones beat Oklahoma 77-70 on Saturday. Iowa State (17-6, 7-3 Big 12) had 15 3-point baskets (in 30 attempts), one shy of tying a school record for makes. Andrew Fitzgerald scored 27 points for the Sooners (13-9, 3-7), who focused on shutting down ISU leading scorer Royce White. White finished...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Bubble News: Texas, A January Must Win Tonight?

If Texas fails to defend home court tonight against Missouri, it would be the Horns fifth loss in six tries, drop them to 3-6 in conference play and put making a 13th straight NCAA tournament in jeopardy. If they lose, then how over Rick Barnes would Longhorn fans be then? As it stands,  that NCAA streak is already up in the air, even before the 4rth-ranked Tigers arrive into...
Via Just Cover Blog
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Upsets Kansas State

Oklahoma 82, #18 Kansas State 73Kansas State had played well over the past week, beating down Missouri and then nearly taking out Baylor (they lost by two points). But the concern for Kansas State is always that they're a totally different team away from home. And while they did win at Virginia Tech back in early December, their first road game in conference was that embarrassing...
Via Basketball Predictions
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 18 Kansas State upset by Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Andrew Fitzgerald scored 21 points to lead four Oklahoma players in double figures and the Sooners got their first Big 12 win under coach Lon Kruger, an 82-73 victory over No. 18 Kansas State on Saturday. Oklahoma (11-5, 1-3) shot 55 percent from the field and forced the Wildcats (12-4, 1-3) into 19 turnovers. Trailing by nine points at halftime, Kansas State...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma upsets No. 18 Kansas State 82-73

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Andrew Fitzgerald scored 21 points to lead four Oklahoma players in double figures and the Sooners got their first Big 12 win under coach Lon Kruger, an 82-73 victory over No. 18 Kansas State on Saturday. Oklahoma (11-5, 1-3) shot 55 percent from the field and forced the Wildcats (12-4, 1-3) into 19 turnovers. Trailing by nine points at halftime, Kansas State...
Via Fox Sports Houston
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma upsets No. 18 Kansas State 82-73

NORMAN, Okla. - Andrew Fitzgerald scored 21 points to lead four Oklahoma players in double figures and the Sooners...
Via Boston Herald Sports
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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