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Oklahoma St star freshman Cade Cunningham to enter NBA draft

Apr. 01, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cade Cunningham used to see superstars when he watched NBA players. Now, he sees opponents. They soon will see him, too. Cunningham announced Thursday that he will enter the NBA draft after a dynamic freshman season for...

Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton agrees to extension

Mar. 29, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

Oklahoma State announced a seven-year contract extension with coach Mike Boynton on Monday, a deal that will increase his compensation to $3 million annually. Boynton, 39, was set to make $1.85 million for this contract year, though he agreed to a 25% cut in September...

Oregon State bounces Oklahoma State, Cunningham from NCAAs

Mar. 22, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oregon State embraced the role of the Hickory Huskers — results and all. Hours before their second-round NCAA Tournament game against Oklahoma State, the Beavers' basketball Twitter account posted a video of center Roman Silva carrying guard Gianni...

Overlooked Pac-12 teams making noise in NCAA Tournament

Mar. 22, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

After living on the fringes of the rankings during the regular season, Pac-12 teams are making a statement in the NCAA Tournament. All five Pac-12 schools in the bracket advanced to the round of 32, including UCLA winning two games already. The 11th-seeded Bruins knocked...

No. 4 Oklahoma State survives No. 13 Liberty 69-60 in NCAA

Mar. 19, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cade Cunningham vowed to lead Oklahoma State to a strong run through the NCAA Tournament. The freshman All-American didn't have an explosive debut, but did just enough to lead the Cowboys to a 69-60 victory over Liberty on Friday night in a Midwest Region first round...

Possible postseason ban didn't deter Cowboys' Cunningham

Mar. 18, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

Cade Cunningham always figured he’d get a chance to play in the NCAA Tournament even after he enrolled at a school facing a postseason ban. Oklahoma State was sanctioned by the NCAA back in June stemming from a federal corruption investigation...

Illinois gets No. 1 seed in Midwest after Big Ten title

Mar. 14, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

Illinois was still cutting down the nets in Indianapolis after a thrilling overtime victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament title game when the bracket was revealed for the NCAA Tournament. The Illini will attempt to cut down another set of nets in Indy as the...

Without Cunningham, No. 17 Oklahoma State beats No. 6 WVU

Mar. 06, 2021 17:49 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Minus star freshman Cade Cunningham, No. 17 Oklahoma State still found some welcome momentum going into the postseason. Sophomore Avery Anderson III scored a career-high 31 points and the Cowboys, with Cunningham sitting out the regular-season...

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

Mar. 04, 2021 22:33 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler and No. 3 Baylor certainly seem to be getting their legs back after a three-week stretch when the Bears couldn't play any games games because of COVID-19 issues in the program. Two days after the Bears clinched their first Big 12 title...

Oklahoma St. freshman Cunningham breaking out late in season

Mar. 04, 2021 14:39 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cade Cunningham waited patiently before striking. Oklahoma State's star freshman was coming off a 40-point performance in an overtime win at Oklahoma last Saturday and fans anticipated an encore in a rematch two nights later. ...