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Mike Baldwin: OU's Joseph Ibiloye could see more time with Travis Lewis injured

by Michael Baldwin Modified: August 17, 2011 at 11:05 am •  Published: August 17, 2011
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The Oklahoman's OU men's basketball beat writer Mike Baldwin answered questions from readers in today's Power Lunch chat. Read the entire chat recap here. Participate in our Power Lunch chats Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. at NewsOK.com/sports

On defensive back/linebacker Joseph Ibiloye's role with Travis Lewis injured:

Tom Wort said after practice on Tuesday that Ibiloye is his pick for breakout player of the year. We don't get to see practice but teammates say he's playing really well. He'll back up Tony Jefferson and Corey Nelson. And as you pointed out I think there will be a few packages, probably third-down packages, they will get him on the field.

On the chances of Oklahoma joining the SEC:

I'd say they're very slim. Reports we've been told is they would prefer to go to the Pac 12 if they change conferences. I'm in the minority but I still think the Big 12 will find a way to stick together. If A&M leaves they just need to add a 10th team, ideally Notre Dame or Arkansas but probably have to go with BYU.

On whether Ryan Broyles is the best receiver ever to play at OU:

Statistically it's not even up for debate. Chat Recap: Mike Baldwin

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by Michael Baldwin
Redhawks, Barons, MLB, NFL Reporter
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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