Sports

TU hires Dave Reiter

 

University of Tulsa Basketball Coach Frank Haith has hired Dave Reiter as director of basketball operations. Reiter worked with Haith and The University of Missouri basketball program from 2012-14, where he served as assistant athletics director for strategic communications. During his tenure, Reiter served as the media contact for basketball and oversaw nonconference scheduling and […]

Eleven OU baseball players are picked in the MLB draft

 

The University of Oklahoma baseball team matched a program-high (set in 2011) with 11 draft picks – the most in the country from any one program. Catcher Anthony Hermelyn was selected 109th overall in the fourth round by the Houston Astros. He was followed by left-handed pitcher Jacob Evans (Broken Arrow) in the sixth round with the […]

Eight Cowboys picked in MLB draft

 

Oklahoma State had eight players selected in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. OSU’s eight draft picks are its most ever in three years under head coach Josh Holliday and marks the most for the program since 2009 when eight Cowboys were also chosen. Following a pair of top-10 round picks in Michael Freeman (7th […]

OU has tough nonconference slate

 

Oklahoma’s nonconference basketball schedule includes as many as six teams who made the NCAA Tournament last season, including a home date with Wisconsin. Coach Lon Kruger and Vice President and Director of Athletics Joe Castiglione announced the Sooners’ 14-game 2015-16 nonconference schedule, a slate that features eight home dates (two of them exhibitions), including two […]

Cage star Olivier transfers to OSU

 

STILLWATER — Oklahoma State basketball coach Travis Ford beefed up his team’s front-court presence with the signing of former Eastern Illinois forward Chris Olivier. Olivier, who recently graduated from Eastern Illinois with a Bachelor’s degree in organizational professional development, will have one year of eligibility for the Cowboys and will be eligible immediately. The 6-8, […]

Times set for OSU football games

 

Dates, times and television arrangements have been finalized for each of Oklahoma State’s three nonconference football games. The Cowboys open the season at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3 at Central Michigan. The first-ever meeting between the two schools will be televised by ESPNU. The home schedule opens at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 12, when Central […]

TU golfer Matt Mabrey has qualified for the U.S. Open

 

The University of Tulsa’s Matt Mabrey, who completed his senior season in May, qualified for the U.S. Open Championship, which takes place June 18-21, at the Chambers Bay Golf Club in Puget Sound, Washington. Mabrey, from Little Rock, Arkansas (Catholic High School), was one six golfers qualifying from the Dallas Sectional that took place June […]

New proposals for college basketball

 

Scoring in Division I men’s basketball dipped to 67.6 points a game last season, which neared historic lows for the sport and the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel responded with a package of proposals to improve the pace of play, better balance offense with defense and reduce the physicality in the sport. The NCAA Men’s […]

OU hires former Thunder assistant

 

University of Oklahoma basketball coach Lon Kruger announced the hiring of Bryce Daub as the program’s director of strength and performance. Daub comes to OU from the University of Oregon where he spent the past four seasons as the strength and conditioning coach for the Ducks’ men’s basketball program. Oregon has participated in the NCAA […]

Oklahoma is tops in offensive tackles

 

Oklahoma is No. 1 in producing offensive tackles, according to Mike Huguenin, college football writer for NFL.com (College Football 24/7). Here are the top 10 candidates for the title of “Offensive tackle U.,” based on a 15-year history of their draft picks at the position, and factoring in the overall quality of the group, too. […]