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Photo Gallery: McCasland Field House Hoops History 8/29/2012
Historical photos from McCasland Field House, the on-campus venue that opened in 1928
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  • 352 640 The OU Field House was finished in 1928 210277454 TBD
    384 640 Installing the floor 210277455 TBD
    416 640 Erecting the first goal 210277456 TBD
    480 640 Aerial shot of campus from the northwest in 1928 (Field House circled) 210277457 TBD
    245 640 First game in the OU Field House -- a 45-19 win over Kansas on Jan. 13, 1928 210277458 TBD
    542 640 OU Basketball in the late 1920âTMs 210277459 TBD
  • 480 640 Team practice in the buildingâTMs early days 210277460 TBD
    640 448 Roy LeCrone, team captain of the undefeated 1927-28 Sooners posing outside Field House 210277461 TBD
    640 512 Vic Holt, the 1928 Helms Foundation National Player of the Year 210277462 TBD
    640 512 1929 consensus first-team All-American Tom Churchill 210277463 TBD
    640 448 Hugh McDermott coached 17 seasons at OU, the final 11 in the OU Field House 210277464 TBD
    544 640 1940 consensus second-team All-American Jimmy McNatt against Oklahoma A&M 210277465 TBD
  • 480 640 Late 1930âTMs action 210277466 TBD
    416 640 Late 1930âTMs game against Rice 210277467 TBD
    448 640 1940 vs. Oklahoma A&M 210277468 TBD
    640 512 1940 All-Big Six Conference guard Marvin Mesch 210277469 TBD
    640 512 1944 All-Big Six guard Ken Pryor 210277470 TBD
    640 448 Two-time first-team All-American and 1947 Helms Foundation National Player of the Year Gerald Tucker 210277471 TBD
  • 512 640 Hall-of-Fame coach Bruce Drake with the starting five of the 1947 Sooners, who advanced to the national championship game 210277472 TBD
    640 320 Forward Paul Courty, an All-American in 1948 and 1949 210277473 TBD
    480 640 Late 1940âTMs action 210277474 TBD
    512 640 Locker room shot from the late 1940âTMs 210277475 TBD
    512 640 A happy Field House crowd after OUâTMs 44-40 win over Oklahoma A&M in 1951 210277476 TBD
    480 640 Oklahoma A&M players taking orders from coach Henry Iba during a timeout in 1952 210277477 TBD
  • 480 640 OU head coach Bruce Drake instructs his players during a game in the early 1950âTMs 210277478 TBD
    640 512 Stanley Grossman gets a quick break during the 1952 game versus Kansas 210277479 TBD
    512 640 The game could get physical back then, too 210277480 TBD
    640 448 1955 All-American Lester Lane 210277481 TBD
    640 512 Two-time all-conference big man Joe King (1956, âTM57) drives the baseline 210277482 TBD
    640 512 Buddy Hudson became OUâTMs first African-American basketball player (first game was Dec. 3, 1958, vs. Texas Tech in the Field House) 210277483 TBD
  • 640 264 OU beat second-ranked Kansas and Wilt Chamberlain in the Field House in 1958 (64-62) 210277484 TBD
    640 448 Don Sidle earned All-America honors in 1967 and 1968 210277485 TBD
    640 512 1970 All-Big Eight forward Garfield Heard 210277486 TBD
    640 352 1972 All-Big Eight forward Bobby Jack vs. Missouri 210277487 TBD
    448 640 OU vs. Iowa State in 1973 210277488 TBD
    640 384 Three-time first-team All-Big Eight performer Alvan Adams 210277489 TBD
  • 640 448 Alvan AdamsâTM three years at OU marked the final three seasons the Sooners played in the Field House (1972-73, 1973-74 and 1974-75) 210277490 TBD
    378 640 McCasland Field House today 210277491 TBD
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