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.
Dauphin, ranked No. 1 in the country and the defending national champion, improved to 31-0 with wins by decision and major decision. Dauphin takes a school-record 48-match winning streak into Saturday’s semifinal against Bobby Williams of Ouachita Baptist (Ark.).
UCO is tied for fourth place with St. Cloud State (Minn.) in the team standings. They are 16 points behind leader Nebraska-Kearney.
Wrestling continues at 9 a.m. Saturday, with placement matches scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.
CREGER THROWS NO-HITTER FOR TU
Former Mustang High standout Aimee Creger set a school record with 17 strikeouts while throwing a no-hitter as host Tulsa beat Creighton (Neb.) 3-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader Friday at the Collins Family Softball Complex.
Tulsa (15-2) whipped the Bluejays 8-0 in the second game.