Oklahoma basketball: Romero Osby named to All-Big 12 first team

Senior forward Romero Osby was selected to the All-Big 12 first team. Senior guard Steven Pledger and junior forward Amath M'Baye were selected to the All-Big 12 third team.
by Stephanie Kuzydym Modified: March 10, 2013 at 8:16 pm •  Published: March 10, 2013
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photo - OU: Oklahoma's Romero Osby (24) goes under Texas Tech's Dejan Kravic (11) during an NCAA college basketball game between the University of Oklahoma and Texas Tech University at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
OU: Oklahoma's Romero Osby (24) goes under Texas Tech's Dejan Kravic (11) during an NCAA college basketball game between the University of Oklahoma and Texas Tech University at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma players earned multiple Big 12 Conference honors Sunday.

Senior forward Romero Osby was selected to the All-Big 12 first team. Senior guard Steven Pledger and junior forward Amath M'Baye were selected to the All-Big 12 third team.

M'Baye also received a place on the Big 12 All-Rookie team.

Osby is Oklahoma's first All-Big 12 first-team selection since Blake Griffin earned the honor in 2009. Osby was joined on the first team by Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart, Kansas State's Rodney McGruder and Kansas' Ben McLemore and Jeff Withey.

M'Baye, a transfer from Wyoming, was also named to the Big 12 All-Rookie team.

All voting for the awards was done by conference head coaches. They were not allowed to vote for their own players.


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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