OSU’s 80-62 victory over Texas Tech was status quo for Day 3 of Bracket Week. The Cowboys didn’t help their NCAA seeding but obviously didn’t hurt it, either. That all changes Thursday, when the Cowboys play Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament.
Le’Bryan Nash suffered a dislocated finger last Saturday at Iowa State, and though he stayed in the game, he obviously was bothered. Nash yelled to teammates and coaches, “It’s broken, it’s broken” as he came to the sidelines in Ames, Iowa.
Day 2 of Bracket Week is over. The big winner Tuesday was Gonzaga, which beat Brigham Young in the West Coast Conference title game. The major conferences start their tournaments en masse on Wednesday. Selection Sunday is only a few days away.
You know how we think we’ ve got the craziest weather in the country? The truth is, lots of people think that. I have no idea who’s right.
But Kansas is in the running, and I suppose Missouri is, too, even though I rarely get more than five miles into Missouri on these trips to Kansas City...
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist.
Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City Times, the Norman Transcript and the Oklahoma Journal — and entered the newspaper business at the age of 17, with the Transcript in 1978. His first game assignment was the Lexington-Elmore City high school football game, and he has enjoyed the journey ever since, from high school wrestling duals and regional track meets to Orange Bowls and the NBA playoffs.
Tramel was born and raised in Norman, Okla. He and his wife, Tricia, were married in 1980 and live in Norman near their daughter, son-in-law and three granddaughters.