Doolittle helps OU stop 5-game skid in 71-62 win over TCU
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kristian Doolittle was on his way to just his second 20-point outing of the season when the Oklahoma forward made one of his biggest plays of the game.
Doolittle’s career high-tying fifth assist led to an easy layup after TCU had whittled a 10-point deficit to four ...
Moretti leads No. 18 Texas Tech past Oklahoma 66-54
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech has come a long way since its three-game losing streak last month.
Davide Moretti scored 14 points to help the 18th-ranked Red Raiders roll past Oklahoma 66-54 on Saturday for their fourth victory in five games.
Jarrett Culver had 13 points and Matt ...
James scores 21, leads Oklahoma past Vanderbilt 86-55
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — There was no sluggish start or big deficit for Oklahoma to overcome this time.
Christian James scored 21 points to help the Sooners roll past Vanderbilt 86-55 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
Oklahoma rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Oklahoma State 70-61 on ...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jamal Bieniemy made his second career start memorable.
The freshman point guard scored a season-high 17 points, and Oklahoma rallied from a 19-point deficit to defeat Oklahoma State 70-61 on Wednesday night.
In his first start last Saturday against Texas, ...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s defense showed up as usual, and it did just enough on the other end.
Kristian Doolittle had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 23 Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State 74-64 on Saturday.
Oklahoma State, which entered the day leading the Big 12 in 3-point ...
Manek scores 18, helps Oklahoma hold off Creighton 83-70
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s quality depth overwhelmed Creighton.
Brady Manek matched a season-high with 18 points, and the Sooners defeated the Bluejays 83-70 on Tuesday night.
It was a typical balanced effort for the Sooners. Christian James had his fourth straight double-double ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Brey couldn’t help but be envious.
He watched as Lon Kruger was able to depend on experienced players in the late moments of a close contest.
It was a luxury Brey had not so long ago.
“An older team played older tonight,” Brey said after Oklahoma outlasted ...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has embraced its post-Trae Young identity, and it helped the Sooners win again.
Jamuni McNeace had 16 points and 10 rebounds and headed a strong defensive effort to help Oklahoma defeat North Texas 73-57 on Tuesday night.
Miles Reynolds scored 17 points ...
Manek scores 18, leads Oklahoma past Wofford 75-64
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Last season, Trae Young’s greatness overshadowed Brady Manek’s strong freshman year.
With Young now in the NBA, Manek is breaking out. He had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help Oklahoma defeat Wofford 75-64 in its home opener on Sunday afternoon.
Manek grabbed ...
James’ career-high 29 leads Oklahoma past Texas RGV 91-76
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Christian James scored a career-high 29 points to help Oklahoma defeat Texas Rio Grande Valley 91-76 on Friday night.
“I just think it was the shootaround this morning,” James said. “Got some good food in me, got a good lunch. Just preparation for the game. Just ...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Brady Manek’s strong freshman season was largely overlooked while the college basketball world was enamored with his Oklahoma teammate Trae Young.
The 6-foot-9 forward was Oklahoma’s No. 3 scorer last season with 10.2 points per game. Now that Young has left for the ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — No. 7 seed Rhode Island (25-7) vs. No. 10 seed Oklahoma (18-13)
Second round, Midwest Region; Pittsburgh; 12:15 p.m. EDT.
BOTTOM LINE: The Rams have reached the NCAAs in consecutive years for only the second time in program history. The Sooners and star freshman ...
Young’s 28 help Oklahoma top Kansas State, end 6-game skid
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young’s entertaining act wasn’t translating into wins for Oklahoma, and desperation had set in.
Finally, a more collective effort helped the Sooners snap their six-game losing skid. Young scored 28 points, his teammates chipped in, and Oklahoma topped Kansas State ...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma guard Christian James can’t grasp what Trae Young does.
Young scored 29 of his 43 points after halftime, and No. 9 Oklahoma defeated No. 16 TCU 102-97 in overtime on Saturday.
“Sometimes you wonder, is he even human?” James said.
Young, the ...
Young scores 31, leads No. 17 Oklahoma past Northwestern
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — After another dazzling performance, Oklahoma point guard Trae Young declared it the “best time to be a Sooner.”
He might be right.
The freshman guard had 31 points and 12 assists to help 17th- ranked Oklahoma roll past Northwestern 104-78 on Friday ...
Young ties Division I record with 22 assists in Oklahoma win
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young has become known for his scoring during his brief career with No. 17 Oklahoma. It was his record-tying passing that made the biggest difference for the Sooners on Tuesday night against Northwestern State.
The freshman guard had 26 points and tied an NCAA ...
Young ties Division I record with 22 assists in Oklahoma win
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Trae Young had 26 points and tied an NCAA Division I record with 22 assists as No. 17 Oklahoma rolled past Northwestern State 105-68 on Tuesday night in the Sooners’ first game since moving into the Top 25.
Brady Manek added 22 points and Kameron McGusty had ...
Young sets Big 12 record with 22 assists in Oklahoma win
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Freshman Trae Young had 26 points and a Big 12 Conference-record 22 assists as No. 17 Oklahoma rolled past Northwestern State 105-68 on Tuesday night in the Sooners’ first game since moving into the Top 25.
Brady Manek added 22 points and Kameron McGusty had 15 for ...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — No one had to convince Oklahoma’s players that Saturday’s game at No. 3 Wichita State presented a measuring stick of sorts.
Sooners star guard Trae Young believes the 91-83 victory “will open a lot of eyes in the college basketball world,” and fellow freshman Brady ...
Young’s 29 points lead Oklahoma past No. 25 USC 85-83
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first month of Trae Young’s college basketball career has been one superlative after another.
The freshman guard had 29 points and nine assists to help Oklahoma edge No. 25 Southern California 85-83 on Friday night in the Hall of Fame Basketball Classic ...
Last season: 11-20
Coach: Lon Kruger.
Conference: Big 12.
Who’s gone: G Jordan Woodard. He was the team’s leading scorer with 14.6 points per game in an injury-shortened senior campaign.
Who’s back: G Kameron McGusty. He was the ...