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  • OSU Hoops: Cowboys To Host Maryland

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Aug 20, 2014

    Oklahoma State’s basketball schedule nears completion, buoyed by the recent addition of an appealing nonconference matchup: Maryland. The Oklahoman has learned that the Cowboys and Terrapins have agreed to a home-and-home series that brings Maryland to Gallagher-Iba Arena this season, with a Dec. 21 date and a 1 p.m. tip. OSU will play in College […]

  • OSU Hoops: Goodwill, Good News And More From Travis Ford

    John Helsley | Updated: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

    Travis Ford covered ground in a golf cart Tuesday. Not at Karsten Creek, but zipping around the Oklahoma State campus, delivering students to classes, providing cold water and just hoping to make connections to current and potential fans. “I thought it’d be something fun to do with the students, get out and mix and mingle […]

  • OSU basketball: No commits yet, but Cowboys in good with 2015 big Elijah Thomas

    john helsley | Published: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    OSU’s commitment list for the class of 2015 sits empty. Zero. Still, there’s much to keep an eye on with the Cowboys in play on some of the nation’s top prospects, including Texas big man Elijah Thomas, who recently put the Pokes in his final six. Thomas is a 6-foot-9, 250-pound center out of Lancaster, […]

  • OSU Hoops: Big News Monday

    John Helsley | Updated: Mon, Jun 16, 2014

    Anthony Hickey’s transfer to Oklahoma State cleared its final hurdle Monday, with the NCAA granting Hickey’s waiver to become immediately eligible for the Cowboys for his final season. Hickey, a three-year starter at LSU, becomes the favorite to start at the point for OSU next season, filling a void created by the loss of Marcus […]

  • OSU basketball: Travis Ford is grinding in recruiting

    john helsley | Published: Wed, Jun 11, 2014

    Travis Ford is working. That’s always been the take on Ford among analysts and other coaches – grinding recruiter – and he’s had to be this offseason, with departures and defections reshaping Oklahoma State’s roster. Ford, and his staff, however, haven’t taken the hits without a response. And in the span of 24 hours, they’re […]

  • OSU Football: Devon Thomas Impact

    jhelsley | Updated: Fri, May 30, 2014

    In case you missed it, Cowboys freshman running back Devon Thomas was arrested. And it looks bad. Felony complaints of armed robbery and shooting with intent to kill. Here’s a link to the details. Thomas enrolled at OSU in January and went through spring drills, doing some good things before a minor knee injury sidelined […]

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys play South Carolina in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

    John Helsley | Updated: Wed, May 7, 2014

    For Oklahoma State’s basketball team, the SEC/Big 12 Challenge will have a familiar look, with South Carolina again the matchup.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys sign 7-footer Anthony Allen

    John Helsley | Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    Oklahoma State’s pursuit of transfers paid off with a major return Thursday, with 7-foot-1 junior college center Anthony Allen committing to the Cowboys. And OSU may not be done yet.

  • OSU Football: QB Competition Still On?

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    The Big 12 held a spring football coaches teleconference Tuesday.

  • Oklahoma State football: O-line receives new message

    John Helsley | Updated: Thu, Apr 10, 2014

    Joe Wickline was the only voice Oklahoma State’s offensive linemen had heard for 10 years.

  • Oklahoma State football: What's the transfer impact of Josh Furman?

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Apr 9, 2014

    The Cowboys are getting a boost to their secondary, with news that former Michigan safety Josh Furman is transferring to OSU for his senior season.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Roster moves for Cowboys

    John Helsley | Updated: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Oklahoma State’s basketball roster – coaches included – seems to be fluid.

  • Oklahoma State chat: John Helsley answers questions on the state of Cowboys basketball, spring football

    staff reports | Published: Fri, Apr 4, 2014

    Oklahoma State writer John Helsley was on the Power Lunch chat to discuss the departure of Brian Williams and assistant Steve Middleton from the basketball team, as well as developments in spring football leading up to Saturday's Orange Blitz. Here's the full transcript:

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Travis Ford opens up to reporters about criticism, optimism for next season

    John Helsley | Published: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Oklahoma state basketball coach Travis Ford engaged reporters in a postseason chat of sorts Wednesday, discussing a wide range of topics that spanned everything from what went wrong this season to what’s right about next season to the need to cut the time on the shot clock.A few highlights: On the impact of Michael Cobbins injury, just as the Cowboys hit the Big 12 Conference portion of their schedule: “I knew the significance of the Cobbins injury immediately; and the timing of it.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: The Pregame Primer

    John Helsley | Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    Nearing tip on OSU’s NCAA Tournament matchup with Gonzaga, I’ve got lots of thoughts.

  • Power Lunch: Chat with John Helsley

    staff reports | Published: Tue, Mar 18, 2014

    The Cowboys are headed West, where Gonzaga awaits in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. OSU writer John Helsley talks about the game on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m. Get your questions in now.

  • Power Lunch: Chat with OSU writer John Helsley

    staff reports | Published: Thu, Mar 13, 2014

    Oklahoma State has a head of steam entering its matchup with Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament. Can the Cowboys make it two-in-a-row against the Jayhawks? Ask John Helsley live on the Power Lunch chat at 11 a.m.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Recruit shines at national tournament

    John Helsley | Updated: Fri, Mar 7, 2014

    The Cowboys are hoping to carry late-season momentum into the Big 12 Tournament.

  • John Helsley: Oklahoma State could struggle with size in NCAA tournament

    John Helsley | Published: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    Oklahoma State writer John Helsley chatted with readers Tuesday. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat. NewsOK 10:23 a.m. Hey everyone. John will be logging in at 11 a.m., but you can start submitting your questions now. John Helsley 11:01 a.m. Greetings from the real office, the tower at Britton and Broadway, where we've been meeting and chatting. Now it's time for some real chatter. Cowboy basketball on the rise. Spring football on tap. Baseball still going strong. Here we go... NCAA committee 11:02 a.m.

  • Oklahoma State football roundtable: Post-combine questions about the Cowboys

    Erik Horne | Published: Wed, Feb 26, 2014

    The Oklahoma State contingent at the NFL scouting combine was smaller than usual, but it wasn’t short on impact.