Sports Briefs

All American Trae Young picks OU


Oklahoma has signed three basketball players, including McDonald’s All American Trae Young of Norman North High School. OU added center Hannes Polla, 6-11, 265, from Lahti, Finland (Helsinki Basketball Academy) and forward Brady Manek, 6-9, 215, from Harrah High School in Oklahoma. Rated as a five-star recruit by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout, Young (6-2, […]

ORU’s Sutton dismissed


After 18 years as head coach, Scott Sutton has been dismissed at Oral Roberts University. No replacement has been announced. Sutton began his coaching career as an administrative assistant for Coach Bill Self (now at Kansas) at ORU in 1995. Sutton, the winningest coach in ORU history, was let go by ORU Athletic Director Mike […]

TU basketball signees


Tulsa basketball coach Frank Haith has signed Darien Jackson (Overland Park, Kansas/Blue Valley Northwest HS) to a national letter of intent. “We have been recruiting Darien and following his career since I arrived at Tulsa and we are excited to keep the great pipeline from Kansas City to Tulsa strong,” Haith said. “Darien is an […]

Wichita State in AAC


Wichita State has been added to the American Athletic Conference and will compete with The University of Tulsa. “The addition of Wichita State to The American Athletic Conference will enhance our league’s national brand especially in the sport of basketball,” said Tulsa Athletic Director Derrick Gragg. “It not only reinforces the league’s position as one […]

TU hires Henderson


Oklahoma State Assistant Coach Danny Henderson has joined the Tulsa basketball coaching staff, Haith announced. A longtime Texas high school basketball coach, Henderson spent the 2016-17 season on the Oklahoma State coaching staff, following three seasons as an assistant coach at Boise State University. At OSU, Henderson helped the Cowboys post an overall 20-13 record […]

OU schedules Tennessee


The University of Oklahoma has scheduled a home-and-home series with the University of Tennessee for 2020 and 2024. The programs will play in Norman on Sept. 12, 2020, and in Knoxville on Sept. 7, 2024. OU and Tennessee, which have met four times, are coming off a home-and-home series in 2014 and 2015. The No. […]

Museum golf fundraiser


The Museum Broken Arrow and the Military History Center will host their annual Golf Tournament fundraiser May 5 at Battle Creek Golf Club at 3200 N. Battlecreek Drive in Broken Arrow. The tournament will commence at 1 p.m. and feature 22 teams. Trophies will be awarded for first, second and last place teams. Hole sponsorships […]

TU, OU spring games are April 8, OSU is on April 15th


The annual spring football game for The University of Tulsa is scheduled for April 8 at H.A. Chapman Stadium. OU will conduct its spring game also on at 1 p.m. on April 8. Tickets in Norman are $5. Oklahoma State’s spring game will be at 1 p.m. on April 15 in Stillwater. Admission for the […]

Felton is hired at Cleveland State


University of Tulsa assistant head basketball coach Dennis Felton has been appointed as the head men’s basketball coach at Cleveland State University. Felton spent the last three years at Tulsa, serving as an assistant coach in his first two years and was promoted to assistant head coach for the 2016-17 season. “We’re excited for Dennis […]

Jason White and ‘Big Country’ Reeves, selected for HofF


Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, announced the Induction Class for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, including former Heisman Trophy winner Jason White of Oklahoma and OSU basketball player Bryant “Big Country” Reeves. The 2017 class includes champion pole vaulter and Olympian, Jeff Bennett; Olympic Champion wrestler and coach, Doug Blubaugh; baseball player and the […]