LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has hired longtime basketball assistant coach K.T. Turner to round out head coach John Calipari’s staff.
Turner fills the opening created when Jai Lucas left to become an assistant at Duke.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Porter Moser remembers the feeling a couple weeks ago when the Sooners learned that Elijah Harkless, their heartbeat on the floor and one of their best all-around players, was done for the season with an injury.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Tanner Groves had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Oklahoma recovered from squandering a 14-point lead in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 66-62 in overtime on Saturday afternoon.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State can't play in the postseason, so the Cowboys decided to treat their matchup with rival Oklahoma like a postseason game.
Kalib Boone and Moussa Cisse each scored 12 points, and Oklahoma State defeated Oklahoma 64-55 on Saturday afternoon to snap a four-game losing streak.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Adam Flagler scored 16 points, and No. 5 Baylor defeated Oklahoma 65-51 on Saturday.
LJ Cryer added 14 points and Matthew Mayer had 12 for the Bears (17-2, 5-2 Big 12). The defending national champions bounced back to win both games this week after losing at home to Texas Tech and Oklahoma State the previous week.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Umoja Gibson scored 20 points, and Oklahoma rallied in the second half to defeat No. 11 Iowa State 79-66 on Saturday night.
Tanner Groves scored 16 points and Elijah Harkless added 13 for the Sooners (12-3, 2-1 Big 12), who took control with a 14-0 run spanning five minutes late in the second half.
WACO, Texas (AP) — James Akinjo matched his career high with 27 points, Adam Flagler scored 22 and top-ranked Baylor stretched its national-best winning streak to 20 games with an 84-74 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — As Oklahoma football fans tried to recover from Lincoln Riley’s sudden decision to leave for USC earlier in the week, the basketball team stepped in and gave them something to cheer about.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Justin Bean scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds, Brock Miller hit two huge 3-pointers and Utah State defeated Oklahoma 73-70 on Sunday in the championship game of the Myrtle Beach Invitational.
CHICAGO (AP) — Loyola Chicago has accepted an invitation to join the Atlantic 10 Conference and is leaving the Missouri Valley Conference.
The move announced Tuesday by the school and leagues takes effect on July 1.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Tanner Groves had 15 points and nine rebounds in his first game for Oklahoma, Jalen Hill scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half and the Sooners beat Northwestern State 77-59 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
So much has changed with the Oklahoma program.
Porter Moser has come in from Loyola-Chicago to replace retired coach Lon Kruger. And last year’s top three scorers have moved on. Austin Reaves is now with the Los Angeles Lakers.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New Oklahoma coach Porter Moser has signed brothers Tanner and Jacob Groves from Eastern Washington, Ethan Chargois from SMU and Jordan Goldwire from Duke as transfers.
Tanner Groves, the 2021 Big Sky Conference Player of the Year, averaged 17...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma men’s basketball coach Porter Moser has hired K.T. Turner as associate head coach and Emanuel Dildy as an assistant coach...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma guards De’Vion Harmon and Alondes Williams entered the transfer portal on Thursday...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — New Oklahoma coach Porter Moser isn’t intimidated by the impressive track records of the coaches he'll face in the Big 12 as he steps in for the retired Lon Kruger...
Porter Moser orchestrated one of the great underdog stories in sports in recent years, leading mid-major Loyola Chicago to two deep NCAA Tournament runs with the blessing of Sister Jean...
CHICAGO (AP) — Keith Clemons scored 16 points, Cameron Krutwig added 13 and No. 22 Loyola Chicago made a defensive stop in the final seconds to hang on for a 54-52 victory over Valparaiso on Wednesday night...
CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too.
The popular 98-year-old chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the Final Four switched sports Tuesday, throwing out a first ball before the Cubs' home opener...
“I remember going, ‘Holy cow’ — how big that team was,” said Moser, now Loyola Chicago’s coach. “I remember that vividly.”
Just as clear in Moser’s memory is his future boss Majerus being stung by Kentucky in the national championship game.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Loyola-Chicago's miraculous run to the Final Four will be remembered for clutch shots, the "Wall of Culture," a couple of guards who have been playing together since grade-school and, of course, Sister Jean...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Who needs "One Shining Moment" when you've got Sister Jean?
The 98-year-old nun who has become the face of this most-inspiring NCAA Tournament A few weeks ago, Loyola-Chicago was just another mid-major basketball program hoping to make the NCAA Tournament. Now, after four victories — three coming in the final seconds — the Ramblers are the talk of college basketball.
A few weeks ago, Loyola-Chicago was just another mid-major basketball program hoping to make the NCAA Tournament.
Now, after four victories — three coming in the final seconds — the Ramblers are the talk of college basketball.
Dennis Smith Jr. is back to playing like himself. Still, he looked like someone else to the opposing coach.
Smith scored a career-high 30 points to help North Carolina State beat Loyola-Chicago 79-77 on Saturday.