• Oklahoma basketball notebook: Early shooting propels KU over Sooners

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Kansas hit its first eight 3-pointers and hit nine in the first half to build a 19-point lead and eventually win 85-78 over the Sooners.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Kansas survives scare from Sooners, 85-78

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    No. 20-ranked Oklahoma came back from a 20-point first-half deficit to take a lead late, but No. 11 Kansas turned things around in the final minutes, extending its home winning streak over the Sooners to 14 with a 85-78 win.

  • Bedlam women's basketball notebook: OSU's Martin, Donohoe struggle offensively in Bedlam loss

    By Jason Kersey and Trent Shadid | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Oklahoma State’s top two scorers, seniors Brittney Martin and Liz Donohoe, were held without a point over the opening 20 minutes of Monday’s 73-54 loss to Oklahoma at the Lloyd Noble Center. Martin, the Cowgirls’ leading scorer at 13.2 points per game, missed all three of her first-half shot attempts while playing 18 minutes. Martin also struggled to find her rhythm in the second half, finishing with six points on 3 of 12 from the field. Donohoe, a former Edmond North standout averaging 12.8 points per game, was also 0 for 3 in the first half and put up just one shot in the second half as she finished scoreless in 22 minutes. “(Donohoe) is a little beat up right now,” said OSU coach Jim Littell. “We’ve got

  • Bedlam women's basketball: Gioya Carter leads Sooners to Bedlam rout

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Carter’s newfound ability to slow the game down — and her resulting scoring flurry — has coincided with Oklahoma’s remarkable winning streak, which reached seven games after Monday’s 73-54 victory over the Cowgirls inside Lloyd Noble Center.

  • Lincoln Riley does not have all the answers — but that's OK

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    Before anyone in the Sooner Nation starts calling for another offensive coordinator’s head, take a deep breath and consider this uncertainty a good thing. It shows that Riley is flexible. Adaptive. Responsive.

  • Bedlam women's basketball: Sooners rout Cowgirls, 73-54

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    OU sophomore Gioya Carter led all scorers with 18 points, and junior forward Kaylon Williams added 16 points and four rebounds for the Sooners, who improved to 12-5 overall and 6-0 in the Big 12 Conference.

  • Live Coverage: OU vs. Kansas

    staff reports | Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    The rugged road through the Big 12 continues for Oklahoma, as the Sooners take on No. 14 Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kan. Follow our live coverage with Ryan Aber and more from around the web.

  • OU basketball: Buddy Hield named Big 12 Player of the Week

    staff reports | Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    OU guard Buddy Hield was named the Big 12 Player of the Week on Monday for his performances last week against West Virginia and Oklahoma State. In the two games, Hield averaged 24 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists. The 6-foot-4 junior scored a game-high 21 points in the Sooners' loss at West Virginia, and added 27 points on 10-of-10 shooting in a Bedlam victory against OSU. Hield leads the Big 12 in scoring with 22.4 points per game. Kansas' Kelly Oubre was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week after averaging 12.0 points and 7.0 rebounds in the Jayhawks' 1-1 week against Oklahoma State and Iowa State. Hield and Oubre will match up tonight as OU travels to face Kansas (8:05 p.m., ESPN) at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence.

  • High school football: The Oklahoman's Super 30

    BY SCOTT WRIGHT | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    It’s the final Pre-Signing Day Edition of The Oklahoman’s Super 30.

  • Oklahoma women's basketball: Good things happen when Kaylon Williams plays

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    Williams, a junior forward from Midwest City, only had two fouls in Saturday’s 97-81 win at TCU. She also played 31 minutes, scoring a career-high 25 points and grabbing 12 rebounds.

  • Oklahoma football: Quarterbacks' job will be to lead and distribute

    By Jason Kersey | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    New offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley wants to keep quarterbacks healthy.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Pregame routine benefits Buddy Hield

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    Oklahoma’s junior guard said his perfect performance from the floor in Saturday’s home Bedlam win was helped by his pregame routine of a morning shooting session.

  • OU football: Sooners receive commitment from defensive back Antoine Stephens

    staff reports | Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    Add another pledge to the Sooners 2015 football class, as Kimball (Dallas) defensive back Antoine Stephens committed to OU on Sunday. Stephens (6-foot-2, 187 pounds) was one of several recruits on campus in Norman this weekend for an official visit. Stephens, a three-star recruit , selected the Sooners over offers from Texas Tech and Baylor, among others. Stephens is the fifth 2015 OU commit projected to the secondary, joining Will Sunderland (Midwest City), P.J. Mbanasor (Hendrickson/Pflugerville, Texas), Kahlil Haughton (Midway/Waco, Texas), and JUCO signee Will Johnson (Monroe College/New Rochelle, N.Y.). The Sooners now have 20 commits for 2015.

  • Bedlam basketball notebook: Sooners stifle Phil Forte in big win

    By Ryan Aber and John Helsley | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    The league’s top two scorers coming in combined for 26 points — Le’Bryan Nash had 15 — but were just 9 of 26 from the floor. Phil Forte was just 3 of 11, missing all five 3-pointers.

  • Bedlam basketball: Buddy Hield scores 27 points as No. 18 Sooners roll past No. 24 Cowboys

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Oklahoma’s home dominance of Oklahoma State kept rolling Saturday night. The No. 18 Sooners jumped on the No. 24 Cowboys early and rolled to a 82-65 win at Lloyd Noble Center.

  • Oklahoma football: Why Bob Stoops hired Lincoln Riley to bring back the Air Raid offense

    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    It is obvious that Lincoln Riley now has one of the most prestigious coordinator jobs at one of college football’s most prestigious programs for lots of reasons. But as much as he was hired for who he is, he was also hired for what he runs.

  • Oklahoma basketball: Kaylon Williams, Gioya Carter lead Sooners past TCU

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Junior Kaylon Williams and sophomore Gioya Carter turned in career performances Saturday to lead the Oklahoma women’s basketball team to a 97-81 victory over TCU at University Recreation Center.

  • Oklahoma football: Why Bob Stoops thinks Lincoln Riley is 'the perfect guy' for the Sooners

    BY JASON KERSEY | Published: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Despite his youth, new OU offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley has been a college football coach for a good while .Mike Leach hired Riley as his full-time outside receivers coach at age 23.

  • Bedlam Live: Oklahoma State at Oklahoma

    staff reports | Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    It's a Top 25 battle in Bedlam, as Oklahoma State takes on Oklahoma at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Follow our live coverage with Ryan Aber, John Helsley and more from around the web.

  • Bedlam basketball: TaShawn Thomas and James Dickey turn Bedlam into a Houston reunion

    By Ryan Aber | Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    OSU AT OU — James Dickey’s firing sent TaShawn Thomas to Oklahoma and Dickey to Oklahoma State. Today, Bedlam reunites two men who mean a lot to each other.