The University of Central Oklahoma will host the NCAA Division II Central Super Regional Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday at Hamilton Field House in Edmond.
The No. 4-ranked Bronchos will be one of 17 teams in the event, which is a qualifying tournament for the Division II Championships. First round matches begin at 10 a.m. Friday, and the second session is set for a 5 p.m. start. Saturday's action begins at 9 a.m. Placement matches follow at 1 p.m.
The top-five placers from 10 weight classes advance to the Division II Championships.
All-session passes are available at $15 for kids, students and senior citizens and $20 for adults. Single session tickets ($5 for kids, $8 for adults on Friday), ($8 for kids, $12 for adults on Saturday) are also available the day of the event or by calling (405) 974-2176.
*Tiffany Bias of Oklahoma State was one of 22 players on the 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List that was announced Monday. The award recognizes the top point guard in NCAA Division I women's basketball. Bias is averaging 14.5 points, 6.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game.
*Ashlee Ferguson of Mid-America Christian was named Sooner Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. The junior guard scored 40 points, including 27 off 3-pointers, as the Evangels routed St. Gregory's 90-75 on Saturday. The 40 points fell one shy of the school record, but the nine 3-pointers and 15-made field goals established school marks.
*Oklahoma City U. forward R.J. McGhee is the Sooner Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week, leading the Stars to three wins. The 6-foot-6 senior averaged 27.7 points and 8.0 rebounds.
*Deran Banton of Rogers State was the Heartland Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week. He came off the bench and scored 34 points in just 22 minutes during a rout of Panhandle State. The New York native was 13 of 16 from the field. He added seven rebounds, four steals, two assists and a blocked shot.
*Oklahoma State shortstop Donnie Walton was chosen Big 12 Baseball Player of the Week. He helped the No. 18-ranked Cowboys to a 5-1 record by batting .500 with three doubles, a homer and seven RBIs. He extended a career-best hitting streak to eight games.
*Canyon Conley of Southeastern State was the Great American Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week. The senior right-hander retired 20 of the last 21 batters he faced during a victory over Ouachita Baptist (Ark.). He allowed two hits and a walk while striking out nine.
*The SAC Softball Pitcher of the Week was Maria Gomez of Oklahoma City U. The junior surrendered one earned run in 12 innings as the Stars won two games. Gomez struck out 16 and allowed just five hits.
*Elia Folch of Oklahoma City University was chosen as SAC Women's Golfer of the Week. The Barcelona, Spain, native was medalist at the Claud Jacobs Invitational with rounds of 72 and 69. She had 10 birdies over two rounds and finished 11 strokes ahead of the runner-up. Anthony Marchesani of the OCU men's team was picked as the conference's Golfer of the Week. The sophomore from Australia won the Jacobs Invitational by five strokes after carding a 71, 72 and 68.
*Hannah Helker and Akela Jones, both of Oklahoma Baptist, were selected as Sooner Athletic Conference Women's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week. Helker, a junior from Edmond North, ran the 800 meters in an NAIA-season-best 2 minutes, 20.18 seconds at the Nebraska Tune-up. At the same meet, Jones set an NAIA season-best in the high jump at 6-feet, 1.5 inches.