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OU’s Young hits 48 points but OSU prevails in Bedlam

 

Oklahoma State padded their NCAA resume Saturday with 83-81 overtime win over No. 12 Oklahoma Saturday. That evened the season Bedlam series at one apiece. OSU’s Jeffrey Carroll paced the Cowboys with 23 points and 13 rebounds. OU freshman Trae Young scored 48 points but missed a last-second three that would have won the game. […]

Jeffries paces TU in Memphis win

 

DaQuan Jeffries came off the bench and recorded his first double-double with career highs of 24 points and 11 rebounds as Tulsa beat Memphis 64-51 on Saturday at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Jeffries went 8-of-15 from the floor, including a 3-of-4 mark from behind the arc, and had seven offensive rebounds for the Golden Hurricane […]

Denver defeats ORU Saturday

 

Denver jumped out to an 11-0 lead and ran to a 73-64 win over Oral Roberts Saturday. The Golden Eagles never led in the home game but did tie Denver at one point. In ORU’s three previous Summit League home games, ORU led for more than 30 minutes in each game. ORU got 16 points […]

Four are inducted into the Oral Roberts’ Hall of Fame

    

Oral Roberts University inducted four new members into the schools Athletics Hall of Fame this past Saturday during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Denver. They are David Castillo (baseball), Calvin Garrett (men’s basketball), Christy Carter (women’s golf) and Patricia Menezes (volleyball). Castillo was a member of the Golden Eagle baseball team from 2001 […]

Trae Young burns TCU for 43 points

 

Oklahoma’s Trae Young is playing like the best player on maybe the best team in the best conference in the nation. On Saturday, Young scored 43 points – a career high- against TCU in 102-97 overtime win in Norman. That put the No. 4 Sooners in a four-way tie with No. 24 Texas Tech, No. […]

OSU tops Texas for league victory

 

Oklahoma State edged up in the race for the Big 12 crown Saturday with a narrow 65-64 win over Texas in Stillwater. OSU fell to Baylor 60-76 on Monday night. Tavarius Shine tipped in a rebound with six seconds left to seal the win. OSU outscored the Longhorns 15-2 over the last 5:30 to pull […]

Tulsa upset bid versus WSU fails

 

A last second shot missed and No. 5 Wichita State edged Tulsa 72-69 Saturday in a TU home game. “Really proud of our kids and how hard they competed,” said TU coach Frank Haith. “I thought we laid it on the line and gave ourselves the chance to win the game. It was just a […]

NDSU defeats ORU in Fargo

 

FARGO, N.D. – Oral Roberts (7-13, 3-2) was unable to slow down a North Dakota State (10-8, 2-2) team that caught fire offensively as the Bison won Saturday’s matchup 82-64 at the Scheels Center. Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored 23 points with eight rebounds and three steals. Sam Kearns had five of ORU’s seven assists and Javan […]

OU’s Trae Young named on the Wooden Award list

 

Is Oklahoma point guard Trae Young the best freshman basketball player in the nation? Could he be the best overall player in college basketball? Young has been selected to the Midseason Top 25 for the John R. Wooden Award – given to the best player in the country. Chosen by a poll of national college […]

Famous sportscaster Keith Jackson passes away at 89

    

Many people have called Keith Jackson the “voice of college football,” however, I think he was much more than that. Jackson was actually THE voice of ABC Sports, where he worked from 1966-2006. He died this past week at the age of 89. Jackson was born on Oct. 18, 1928, in Roopville, Georgia, near the […]