Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013

Conference Titles



In addition to 36 national championships, the University of Oklahoma has amassed 279 conference titles. The Sooner football team won the school's first conference crown, a Southwest Conference championship, in 1915. It marked the first season ever in a conference for the sport.

Since 1915, OU has claimed 46 conference titles in football, including 10 Big 12 crowns since 2000.

Track & Field claimed a conference title in 1918 and since that time, men's tennis (36 titles), baseball (26), wrestling (23) men's basketball (20), men's gymnastics (24) and men's golf (16) have all displayed eras of dominance in conference play.

Gymnastics leads the way in women's sports with 15 conference titles. Women's gymnastics gained six consecutive Big 12 titles in 2012-17. Softball has 14 conference titles including the first championship ever awarded by the Big 12 Conference in 1996.

A complete list of conference championships by sport follows:

Football (46)
2016, 2015, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1968, 1967, 1962, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1944, 1943, 1938, 1920, 1918, 1915

Men's Tennis (36)
2015*, 2015, 2014, 2013*, 2012*, 2012, 1992, 1982, 1977, 1976, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1960, 1957, 1955, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1947, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1936, 1935, 1930, 1929

Baseball (26)
2013*, 1997*, 1995, 1992, 1986, 1979*, 1978, 1977*, 1977, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1956, 1955, 1953, 1951, 1947, 1946, 1940, 1939, 1936, 1935, 1933, 1931, 1930

Men's Gymnastics (24)
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1996, 1991, 1987, 1984, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

Wrestling (23)
2002, 1999, 1986, 1985, 1981, 1968, 1967, 1960, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950, 1948, 1938, 1936, 1935, 1934, 1932, 1930

Men's Basketball (20)
2005, 2003*, 2002*, 2001*, 1990*, 1989, 1988, 1988*, 1985, 1984, 1979, 1979*, 1949, 1947, 1944, 1942, 1940, 1939, 1929, 1928

Men's Golf (16)
2006, 1996, 1992, 1989, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1952, 1951, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1941, 1938, 1936, 1935

Women's Gymnastics (15)
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2004, 1993, 1991, 1986, 1985, 1984

Men's Swimming (15)
1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1953, 1952, 1950

Men's Track & Field (14)
2010, 2007, 1978, 1977, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1934, 1933, 1929, 1928, 1927, 1919, 1918

Softball (14)
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010*, 2009, 2007*, 2001*, 2000, 1999, 1996*, 1996

Women's Basketball (11)
2009, 2007*, 2007, 2006, 2006*, 2004*, 2002, 2002*, 2001, 2000, 1986

Women's Golf (6)
2014, 2012, 2000, 1991, 1981, 1978

Men's Cross Country (4)
1947, 1942, 1936, 1930

Women's Tennis (4)
1980, 1978, 1976, 1975

Rowing (4)
2014 (Big 12), 2014 (C-USA), 2013 (Big 12), 2013 (C-USA)

Volleyball (1)
1987*

An asterisk (*) indicates a conference tournament or postseason championship.