Concerns about Westbrook's health were squashed Sunday as he posts a near triple-double during a 118-94 win over Indiana at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Big 12 and SEC partnership with the Sugar Bowl, which goes into effect next season, blossomed early. OU-Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. OSU-Missouri in the Cotton Bowl. You want a piece of the SEC? Here you go.
Durant scores a game-high 36 points in Oklahoma City's 118-94 dismantling of Indiana.
OU's selection to one of the game's premier postseason contests not only signals that perhaps concerns about the program's stability were a tad impulsive, but it also exemplifies the tremendous job coach Bob Stoops and his staff did throughout a season filled with adversity and uncertainty.
The Tigers, who lost to Auburn on Saturday in the SEC championship game, were picked to finish sixth in their division.
The Sooners (6-3) hung tough with the Blue Devils for the first few minutes of Sunday's game, trailing only 18-17 after senior point guard Morgan Hook scored with 9:42 remaining in the first half.
Led by Cameron Clark and propelled by an overwhelming rebounding advantage, Oklahoma rolled to an 81-66 victory in its first appearance in the event.
No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn will play in the final BCS championship game on Jan. 6 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
The match made Saturday night when the Seminoles and Tigers won their conference championship games, and Ohio State lost, was made official when the pairings for all the marquee bowl games were announced.
The Seminoles played in the first three BCS title games under former coach Bobby Bowden, winning one, but haven't been back since 2000. Auburn is 1-for-1 in championship games, winning the 2010 title behind Heisman winner Cam Newton.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the favorite to win this season's Heisman.
Auburn is trying to extend the Southeastern Conference's national ti
THE BEST OF BEDLAM — Oklahoma's 33-24 victory over Oklahoma State is cause for a re-ranking of the top 10 games in the Oklahoma-Oklahoma State football series history.