Oklahoma scene: OSU's Tyreek Hill advances to 60-meter finals at Big 12 Championships

The junior speedster is also in the 200 final after setting another school record. OSU leads the men’s team standings with one day remaining.
Published: February 28, 2014
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Tyreek Hill advanced to the 60-meter finals at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Ames, Iowa. The junior sprinter won his heat race Friday in 6.72 seconds. Teammate John Teeters will join Hill in the championship race at 2 p.m. Saturday after finishing fifth in 6.75 seconds.

Hill will also run in the 200-meter final on Saturday; he finished second in his preliminary, but a 21.16-second run set an Oklahoma State record. The previous mark was 21.39 seconds set in 1989 by Harold Green in the Big Eight Championships.

The Pearson, Ga., native helped the Cowboys lead the team standings with 39 points. Kansas State is second with 33 points. Oklahoma is fourth with 23 points.

Kansas State and Texas are tied for first in the women’s standings with 38 points. OU is seventh with 19.5 points, and OSU is tied with TCU for eighth at 12 points.

BRONCHOS ADVANCE THREE

Central Oklahoma had three wrestlers advance to the semifinals at the NCAA Division II Central Super Regional at Hamilton Field House in Edmond.

Jordan Basks (149 pounds), Cory Dauphin (157) and Chris Watson (165) won two matches apiece Friday. The Bronchos had six other wrestlers move to the consolation bracket.



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