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Oklahoma-Texas Tech Preview

Not much was expected from Lon Kruger's Sooners this season. Oklahoma was picked to finish in the middle of the pack in the Big 12 after losing its top three scorers from last season, and most of the hype around the state focused on Oklahoma State and superstar guard Marcus Smart. Turns out, the 25th-ranked Sooners are worth a look, too. Oklahoma enters Saturday's game...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Red River rivals have been Big 12 hoops surprise

Texas wasn't supposed to have enough talent without have All-Name teamers Ioannis Papapetrou and Myck Kabongo, who could be key pieces on this year's team. Oklahoma lost its top three scorers: Romero Osby, Steven Pledger and Amath M'Baye. It didn't return anyone who averaged double-digit scoring a year ago and couldn't rely on NBA talent to reload like Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 07, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball outlasts Baylor 74-71 to snap road slump

The Oklahoma Sooners desperately need a road victory heading into their contest with Baylor, having dropped two straight in opposing arenas.  Fortunately, they got just that, defeating the Bears in Waco 74-71  to improve to 14-5 (5-2) Wednesday evening.  Though the final score is deceiving, the majority of the game it wasn’t even that close. Oklahoma opened on an Amath M’Baye...
Via isportsweb.com
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball outlasts Baylor 74-71 to snap road slump

The Oklahoma Sooners desperately need a road victory heading into their contest with Baylor, having dropped two straight in opposing arenas.  Fortunately, they got just that, defeating the Bears in Waco 74-71  to improve to 14-5 (5-2) Wednesday evening.  Though the final score is deceiving, the majority of the game it wasn’t even that close. Oklahoma opened on an Amath M’Baye...
Via isportsweb.com
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Baylor's comeback falls short against Sooners

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Amath M'Baye and Steven Pledger both scored 20 points and Oklahoma held on for a 74-71 victory at Baylor on Wednesday night to tie the Bears for second place in the Big 12. Baylor (14-6, 5-2 Big 12) trailed by 16 in the second half before twice cutting the deficit to one. Sooners freshman guard Buddy Hield spun and drove for a bank shot with 1:06 left, and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 74, Baylor 71

Amath M'Baye and Steven Pledger both scored 20 points and Oklahoma held on for a 74-71 victory at Baylor on Wednesday night to tie the Bears for second place in the Big 12. Baylor (14-6, 5-2 Big 12) trailed by 16 in the second half before twice cutting the deficit to one. Sooners freshman guard Buddy Hield spun and drove for a bank shot with 1:06 left, and Pledger made two free...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers road loss to Kansas 67-54

The state of Kansas has not been good to the Oklahoma Sooners this season.  They knew walking out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a win would be a tall task, the last time they did so was exactly 20 years ago, in 1993.  So when the final buzzer sounded and the scoreboard read Kansas 67, Oklahoma 54, it really came as no surprise as the Sooners fell to 0-2 in the Sunflower State on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers road loss to Kansas 67-54

The state of Kansas has not been good to the Oklahoma Sooners this season.  They knew walking out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a win would be a tall task, the last time they did so was exactly 20 years ago, in 1993.  So when the final buzzer sounded and the scoreboard read Kansas 67, Oklahoma 54, it really came as no surprise as the Sooners fell to 0-2 in the Sunflower State on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers road loss to Kansas 67-54

The state of Kansas has not been good to the Oklahoma Sooners this season.  They knew walking out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a win would be a tall task, the last time they did so was exactly 20 years ago, in 1993.  So when the final buzzer sounded and the scoreboard read Kansas 67, Oklahoma 54, it really came as no surprise as the Sooners fell to 0-2 in the Sunflower State on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers road loss to Kansas 67-54

The state of Kansas has not been good to the Oklahoma Sooners this season.  They knew walking out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a win would be a tall task, the last time they did so was exactly 20 years ago, in 1993.  So when the final buzzer sounded and the scoreboard read Kansas 67, Oklahoma 54, it really came as no surprise as the Sooners fell to 0-2 in the Sunflower State on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers road loss to Kansas 67-54

The state of Kansas has not been good to the Oklahoma Sooners this season.  They knew walking out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a win would be a tall task, the last time they did so was exactly 20 years ago, in 1993.  So when the final buzzer sounded and the scoreboard read Kansas 67, Oklahoma 54, it really came as no surprise as the Sooners fell to 0-2 in the Sunflower State on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers road loss to Kansas 67-54

The state of Kansas has not been good to the Oklahoma Sooners this season.  They knew walking out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a win would be a tall task, the last time they did so was exactly 20 years ago, in 1993.  So when the final buzzer sounded and the scoreboard read Kansas 67, Oklahoma 54, it really came as no surprise as the Sooners fell to 0-2 in the Sunflower State on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Basketball suffers road loss to Kansas 67-54

The state of Kansas has not been good to the Oklahoma Sooners this season.  They knew walking out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse with a win would be a tall task, the last time they did so was exactly 20 years ago, in 1993.  So when the final buzzer sounded and the scoreboard read Kansas 67, Oklahoma 54, it really came as no surprise as the Sooners fell to 0-2 in the Sunflower State on...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Pledger discusses Bedlam task

NORMAN, Okla. — OU guard Steven Pledger talks about the challenge of defending Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart and more in this weekend's Bedlam battle.
Via oklahoma.scout.com
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 67, West Virginia 57

Romero Osby and Steven Pledger scored in double figures for Oklahoma to negate an outstanding day by West Virginia freshman Terry Henderson Saturday as the Mountaineers lost their inaugural Big 12 game 67-57. Osby had 21 points and nine rebounds and Pledger added 12 as the Sooners (10-3) beat the Mountaineers (7-6) for the second time this year. The two league opponents met in a...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma spoils West Virginia's Big 12 debut

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Romero Osby and Steven Pledger scored in double figures for Oklahoma to negate an outstanding day by West Virginia freshman Terry Henderson Saturday as the Mountaineers lost their inaugural Big 12 game 67-57. Osby had 21 points and nine rebounds and Pledger added 12 as the Sooners (10-3) beat the Mountaineers (7-6) for the second time this year. The two...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 05, 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&...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 74, Ohio 63

Steven Pledger scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half, Amath M'Baye and Romero Osby added 16 points apiece and Oklahoma pulled away in the second half to beat Ohio 74-63 on Saturday night. Cameron Clark had back-to-back dunks in transition to spark a 15-2 run by the Sooners (8-3) and put the game away after Ohio had cut an 11-point deficit down to four. Pledger followed...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 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.
Via oklahoma.scout.com
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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma 68, UTEP 61

Romero Osby had 16 points and 10 rebounds as Oklahoma nearly blew a 20-point lead in a 68-61 victory over Texas-El Paso in the opening round of the Old Spice Classic on Thursday night. Steven Pledger added 12 points, including a key late 3-pointer, for Oklahoma (3-0). Texas-El Paso (1-2) got 12 points from Chris Washburn. Julian Washburn and Jacques Streeter both had 11. Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 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...
Via roundballchat.com
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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