The parents of Oklahoma freshman point guard Jordan Woodard and Tulsa sophomore guard James Woodard have had it pretty good this season.
Trevor Knight’s 348-yard, four-touchdown performance in the Sooners’ 45-31 Sugar Bowl upset of Alabama turned him into a bona fide superstar, and so far, he’s handled the notoriety about as well as anyone could have imagined.
COMMENTARY — Sooners seem headed for a No. 5 or 6 seed, while the Cowboys will likely land in the 8-10 range says Berry Tramel.
If there is one character flaw in Oklahoma City’s roster, it’s the team’s growing habit for griping to officials. Not only has the incessant whining threated to tarnish the Thunder’s reputation, but it’s also become an increasingly costly distraction that has dragged down the team’s defense.
As Douglass players and coaches collided at center court inside State Fair Arena on Friday night following the 4A boys’ state championship game, history could be counted on one hand with five extended fingers.
TULSA — Deer Creek coach Totsy Manning heard all the people telling her the Antlers couldn’t play man-to-man defense on Tulsa East Central.
Could Mike Gundy make the same gutsy decision for the second time in three springs? Obviously, the answer is yes. The better question is, did anything happen with the Lunt experiment to make Gundy and staff more or less likely to name Mason Rudolph the starter?
Sophomore safety Ahmad Thomas enrolled early at Oklahoma last spring to begin working toward a potential starting spot as a true freshman.
Of late, the Thunder has had a relatively cushy schedule, not playing a back-to-back since the start of February. But in the season’s final month, OKC will play six. And according to Scott Brooks, Westbrook will rest in some, if not all, of those.