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Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield confident Sooners can once again exceed expectations

Prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, the Oklahoma Sooners were expected to be a team firmly entrenched in the middle of the pack in the Big 12. While head coach Lon Kruger did return key players such as Cameron Clark and Buddy Hield from a group that won 20 games and reached the NCAA tournament in 2012-13, the fact of the matter was that the Sooners had to account for the loss...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball’s Buddy Hield Says Sooners Are Going To Win The Big 12 This Year

It’s been a decade – literally – since any program other than Kansas won the Big 12 regular season title in men’s basketball. But the 2014-2015 season, according to Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, won’t result in an 11th straight championship for the boys from Lawrence. Hield, who grew into one of the conference’s best guards last season, told CBS Sports’ Jeff Borzello...
Via College Spun
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sporting News tabs Wayne Selden as No. 5 Shooting Guard in 2014-15

The Sporting News ranked the top 10 shooting guards in the 2014-15 season. Kansas’ Wayne Selden came in at No. 5. Here is what Mike Decourcy of Sporting News had to say about Wayne: Size: 6-5, 230 pounds Class: Sophomore Stats: 9.7 ppg, 2.5 apg There was a stretch midway through last season when it seemed possible that Selden would remember how truly talented he is and play...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma adds junior college guard Dinjiyl Walker

With guards Buddy Hield, Isaiah Cousins and Jordan Woodard all due back on campus next season, Oklahoma head coach Lon Kruger has a talented core of perimeter players to work with as he looks to lead the Sooners to another NCAA tournament appearance. However with the departure of Je’lon Hornbeak, who decided to transfer after the season came to an end, there was room for another...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma upset in tournament by North Dakota State

This wasn't an upset, Thursday's loss in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. It wasn't, despite the fact Oklahoma came in as the No. 5 seed and North Dakota State was the No. 12 seed. Besides, it's not like the Sooners have any long-standing tradition of early success in the NCAA Tournament. The surprise wasn't that OU lost, 80-75 in overtime, it was how...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kruger looking for first postseason win as Oklahoma coach

NORMAN, Okla. --  Lon Kruger has led Oklahoma to the NCAA tournament for the second season in a row. He's helped the Sooners improve for a third year in a row. Since taking as coach before the 2011-2012 season, OU has gone from 15-16 to 20-12 to a 23-9 record this season that includes a 12-6 mark and a second-place finish in the Big 12 Conference. But one thing Oklahoma hasn...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor 78, Oklahoma 73

Isaiah Austin had 18 points, five rebounds and five blocked shots and the Bears never trailed while eliminating the Sooners in the Big 12 quarterfinals in Kansas City. Cory Jefferson contributed 14 points and 11 rebounds and Royce O’Neale added 12 points and 10 rebounds as seventh-seeded Baylor (23-10) advances to meet Texas in Friday’s semifinals. Kenny Chery had 12 points...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooner comeback thwarted, Baylor wins, 78-73

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooner comeback thwarted, Baylor wins, 78-73Seeking their first conference tournament win since 2011, the Oklahoma Sooners, after a fantastic, surprising regular season, were set the face the Baylor Bears.  The Sooners knew to be wary of the blistering Bears, who, after starting the conference season off 2-8, had won eight of their last nine games.  Unfortunately...
Via isportsweb.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor holds on to down No. 17 Oklahoma, 78-73

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first two times that Baylor played Oklahoma this season, the Bears struggled through the opening minutes and failed to get on track until it was a bit too late. This time, they delivered the opening blow. The Bears roared to a 21-point lead early in the second half Thursday night, and then held off a frantic rally by the Sooners for a 78-73 victory in the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 97, Texas Christian 67

Buddy Hield's 24 points led the way as the visiting Sooners wrapped up the regular season with a comfortable win over the hapless Horned Frogs. Hield was 8-of-11 from the field and 5-of-8 from behind the arc as the Sooners (23-8, 12-6 Big 12) shot 14-of-30 from long range in winning for the fifth time in six games. Isaiah Cousins and Cameron Clark each contributed 18 points...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 72, West Virginia 62

Cameron Clark had 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Sooners pulled away from the visiting Mountaineers in the final 10 minutes. Buddy Hield made four 3-pointers and scored 13 points for Oklahoma (22-8, 11-6 Big 12), which remains in a second-place tie with Texas heading into its regular-season finale Saturday against last-place Texas Christian. Je’lon Hornbeak added 11 points off...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sooners beat Texas, still have shot at second-place Big 12 finish

It would’ve been hard to imagine Oklahoma winning a game like this a month ago. The Sooners had Buddy Hield, Cam Clark and Jordan Woodard go a combined 3 of 15 from the floor in the first half, Clark and Ryan Spangler sat out big stretches of the half with foul trouble and Texas outscored OU by 20 in the paint. But Oklahoma showed its improvement, pulling off a 77-65 win over...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners complete season sweep of Texas with 77-65 win

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners complete season sweep of Texas with 77-65 winIsaiah Cousins led the Sooners with 24 points on a historical day for the program.  After a 77-65 over Texas, Oklahoma had swept both the Longhorns and Oklahoma State in the regular season for the first time in the 18-year history of the Big 12.  It wasn’t easy, though.  The Sooners had to endure hurdles...
Via isportsweb.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 5 Kansas beats Oklahoma 83-75 for Big 12 title

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Naadir Tharpe had 19 points to lead five Kansas players in double figures, and the fifth-ranked Jayhawks held off Oklahoma 83-75 on Monday night to wrap up a share of their 10th consecutive Big 12 championship. Wayne Selden and Andrew Wiggins added 15 points each, and Joel Embiid had 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Jayhawks (22-6, 13-2), who poured off the bench...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas looks to clinch at least a share of Big 12 title vs. OU tonight

After Saturday's blowout win over Texas, Kansas has beaten every team in the Big 12 at least once, but it hasn't yet clinched a conference title. The eighth-ranked Jayhawks will get a chance Monday night in Lawrence to extend their dominance over Oklahoma while also trying to wrap up at least a share of their 10th straight regular-season crown. "That was our first goal...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma-Kansas Preview

After Saturday's blowout win over Texas, Kansas has beaten every team in the Big 12 at least once, but it hasn't yet clinched a conference title. The eighth-ranked Jayhawks will get a chance Monday night in Lawrence to extend their dominance over Oklahoma while also trying to wrap up at least a share of their 10th straight regular-season crown. "That was our first...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 86, Kansas St. 73

Buddy Hield scored 18 points to lead a balanced effort as the Sooners posted a comfortable home victory. Hield was 3-of-6 from 3-point range while Isaiah Cousins (17 points) and Jordan Woodard (11) each made a pair of 3-pointers. The Sooners (20-7, 9-5 Big 12) shot 10-of-23 from long range as a team in winning for the third time in four games. Marcus Foster scored 21 points to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma runs past Kansas State 86-73

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 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

Buddy Hield keeps shooting until he hits key 3-pointers in Sooners' victory

Buddy Hield wasn't about to stop putting up shots. Not after he went 1 of 13 from the floor in a game a few days ago and certainly not after his 3-pointer that could've put Oklahoma ahead with less than 2:30 remaining Saturday against Oklahoma State missed the mark. Hield kept shooting and he finally connected, hitting a 3-pointer to tie the game with just under two minutes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hield leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State 77-74

Buddy Hield scored 22 points to help Oklahoma defeat Oklahoma State 77-74 on Saturday afternoon. Oklahoma State's Markel Brown missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have forced overtime. Frank Booker scored 15 points, Tyler Neal scored 13 and Ryan Spangler added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Sooners (19-7, 8-5 Big 12), who were desperate for a win after losing three...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball: Sooners complete bedlam sweep

Following a shocking loss to Texas Tech on their home floor, the Oklahoma Sooners traveled to Stillwater to take on Oklahoma State in a bedlam matchup.  The Sooners had already defeated the Cowboys once this season, to the tune of an 88-76 win of their home floor.  However, winning on the road would prove to be a lot tougher.  Still, with Marcus Smart out due to a three game suspension...
Via isportsweb.com
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sooners top Smart-less Cowboys in Bedlam

Buddy Hield scored 22 points to help Oklahoma defeat Oklahoma State 77-74 on Saturday afternoon.
Via Philly Sports Live
February 15, 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
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