Oklahoma basketball notebook: Beating Oklahoma big for Kansas State

When coach Bruce Weber first came to Kansas State from Illinois, all he heard about Oklahoma was that the Sooners beat the Wildcats twice last year.
by Stephanie Kuzydym Published: February 2, 2013
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AIR BAND

In the first home game since Oklahoma's bench was caught rocking its “three” guitars, Sooner fans were able to show off their air guitars.

The Oklahoma bench made national news for its reaction to a 3-point basket in its game against Texas. The bench players do some move after every Oklahoma 3-pointer.

During the first timeout, the “air guitar cam” let fans could get caught on camera like James Fraschilla, C.J. Cole, D.J. Bennett and Ryan Spangler. Fans rocked out on their air guitars to Guns N' Roses' “Sweet Child of Mine.”

NEXT 3

Feb. 4 at Iowa State, 6 p.m.

Feb. 9 vs. Kansas, 3 p.m.

Feb. 11 vs. TCU, 6 p.m.

TIP-INS

*Technical fouls were called simultaneously on Oklahoma junior Je'lon Hornbeak and Kansas State reserve Martavious Irving in the second half.

*Had the Sooners won Saturday, they would have matched their win total from last year. They finished the 2011-2012 season 15-16.

*The month of February hasn't been easy for the Sooners in the past three years. They are 3-23 the past three Februaries.


by Stephanie Kuzydym
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Stephanie Kuzydym learned at a young age that life is a game of inches. That's just one reason why she loves football. Kuzydym joined The Oklahoman in July 2012. Before arriving in the state, Kuzydym was an intern for the sports departments at...
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