Smart averages 14.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. He is the only Big 12 player to rank among the top-15 in nine statistical categories. He is also the only true freshman among the 20 finalists.
Also, Oklahoma State freshman Marcus Smart has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 List, it was announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. The players on the list are considered strong candidates for the official ballot.
*Former Oklahoma catcher Javier Flores will be honored at the 10th annual Diamond Dinner, scheduled Jan. 26 at the Embassy Suites in Norman. Flores was a three-time All-American while helping the Sooners to the 1994 national championship and 1995 College World Series. The dinner is open to the public at $30 per person. Reservations can be made by calling (405) 325-8354. Tickets will not be available on event night.
*Single meet tickets for Oklahoma men's and women's gymnastics are available. Tickets for home meets are $8 per person; tickets for kids and senior citizens are $5. General admission season tickets are also available. For purchase or more information, call (405) 325-2424 or go to www.soonersports.com.