Men's Basketball - Archives 2015-16

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Sooners Take Top Ranking to K-State Saturday
Men's Basketball 02/05/2016

No. 1 Oklahoma hits the road for another Big 12 road test at Kansas State Saturday at 5 p.m. CT inside Bramlage Coliseum. OU, which is 19-2 overall and tied atop the Big 12 standings at 7-2, is in its fifth season under head coach Lon Kruger. The Wildcats are 13-9 this season (2-7 Big 12) and are under the direction of Bruce Weber, who is in his fourth campaign in Manhattan.

Play Kruger Has Restored Championship Culture
Men's Basketball 02/04/2016

Perhaps last Saturday's game at LSU was the most appropriate setting for Lon Kruger to earn his 100th victory as Oklahoma men's basketball coach.

Play Balanced Sooners Tally 95-72 Win Over TCU
Men's Basketball 02/02/2016

Six Sooners scored in double figures as the No. 1/2 Oklahoma men's basketball team defeated TCU, 95-72, on Tuesday night inside Lloyd Noble Center.

Play Hield One of 10 Finalists for Jerry West Award
Men's Basketball 02/02/2016

Buddy Hield is one of 10 watch list finalists for the 2016 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and 1959 NCAA Final Four Most Valuable Player Jerry West, the annual honor in its second year recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men's college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates in October, which has now been narrowed to just 10.

Hield Big 12 POW for Fourth Time This Season
Men's Basketball 02/01/2016

Buddy Hield has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week following his performances against Texas Tech and at LSU. It marks Hield's fourth such conference honor this season and the sixth of his career.

OU Returns to Big 12 Action Tonight vs. TCU
Men's Basketball 01/31/2016

No. 1/2 Oklahoma and TCU will match wits for the first time this season Tuesday night inside the Lloyd Noble Center at 7 p.m. CT. OU, which is 18-2 overall and tied atop the Big 12 standings at 6-2, is in its fifth season under head coach Lon Kruger. The Horned Frogs are 10-11 this season (1-7 Big 12) and are under the direction of Trent Johnson, who is in his fourth campaign in Fort Worth. Both teams are coming off of wins in the Big 12/SEC Challenge last Saturday.

Play Storify: OU Wins Battle in the Bayou
Men's Basketball 01/31/2016

Oklahoma took LSU's best shot in Baton Rouge Saturday, but Buddy Hield, Isaiah Cousins & the No. 1 Sooners refused to go down.

Play Top-Ranked OU Outlasts LSU in the Bayou, 77-75
Men's Basketball 01/30/2016

Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left and No. 1 OU overcame a 14-point deficit to escape with a 77-75 win over LSU.

MBB Adds Texas Game to Sold-Out List
Men's Basketball 01/29/2016

Oklahoma Athletics Department announced Friday that reserved-seat tickets for the Feb. 8 men's basketball home game against Texas are sold out. With the announcement, all but one of OU's remaining five home games are sold out (TCU).

OU-Kansas Menís Basketball Game Time Change
Men's Basketball 01/28/2016

OU's men's basketball home game versus Kansas on Feb. 13 will now tip off at 1:30 p.m. CT, per the request of ESPN. The game was previously slated for a 1 p.m. CT start in Norman.

Play No. 1 OU Breaks for Big 12/SEC Challenge at LSU
Men's Basketball 01/28/2016

No. 1 OU will take a break from conference action to square off in the 2016 Big 12/SEC Challenge at LSU this Saturday at 4 p.m. CT.

Play No. 1 Sooners Swat Texas Tech, 91-67
Men's Basketball 01/26/2016

The No. 1/2 OU men's basketball team moved to 17-2 on the season with a 91-67 win over Texas Tech Tuesday night inside Lloyd Noble Center.