The Big 12 held a spring football coaches teleconference Tuesday.
For the Thunder to get out of this first-round series, it must now win at least once in an arena that the Grizzlies have won 14 straight.
The plot demands that Westbrook play the big-time defense of which he’s capable. A point guard this strong and this quick and this driven and this, well, mean, ought to be able to neutralize inferior athletes. Which the crafty Mike Conley is.
Camille Herron of Oklahoma City has won 13 marathons in 10 states and has a goal to win one in every state. Herron, 32, will attempt to break her own course record and win her second Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday.
The Texas Stars, the top seed in the AHL playoffs, rallied from a 2-0 deficit midway through the second period to take a 1-0 lead in a best-of-5, first-round Western Conference series. Game 2 is 8 p.m. Saturday at the Cox Center.
The question is, can OKC get away from that style in Game 3 on Thursday night in Memphis? Against the gritty Grizzlies, it seems the Thunder has to.
Erin Eckart scored the only goals in McGuinness’ 2-0 win over Westmoore on Tuesday night, a much-needed district victory for the Irish for purposes of playoff seeding.
OKLAHOMAN PLAYER OF THE WEEK — In Yukon’s seven games the past week, Benge is 10-for-25 with two home runs and 11 RBIs. He’s also allowed seven runs — four earned — in 13 innings on the mound, showing the versatility the Millers need.
Presumably to support his brother (Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops), Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was spotted at a Kentucky spring practice Wednesday.