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Oklahoma guard Alondes Williams (15) is knocked backwards defending against a drive to the basket by TCU guard Desmond Bane (1) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Reaves 41 points, last FG for Oklahoma in 78-76 win at TCU

Mar. 7, 2020 9:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The final play was drawn up for Austin Reaves, and the Oklahoma guard made one more shot to give the Sooners a victory in the final half-second of the regular season. Reaves scored 41 points, the most by a Big 12 player this season, including the game-winning fadeway jumper as the...

Texas' Royce Hamm Jr. (5) celebrates the team's win over Oklahoma in an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman via AP)

Coleman's 3 with 0.4 seconds left lifts Texas over Oklahoma

Mar. 4, 2020 12:47 AM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Texas’ Matt Coleman III looked over at teammate Royce Hamm Jr. in the final seconds of Tuesday’s game at Oklahoma. “Royce, I’m about to win this,” Coleman said. Then he did. Coleman banked in a 3-pointer just before the buzzer to lift the Longhorns to...

Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle (21) looks to pass the ball while defended by West Virginia guard Miles McBride (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

Doolittle has 19 points, Oklahoma beats No. 20 West Virginia

Feb. 29, 2020 7:57 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kristian Doolittle and Oklahoma are giving the NCAA Tournament selection committee a good reason to pencil them into the bracket. Doolittle scored 19 points two days after surgery to repair a broken nose and Oklahoma boosted its tournament hopes with a 73-62 victory over No. 20...

Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle, right, shoots over Texas Tech guard Kyler Edwards (0) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Doolittle's 19 points lead Oklahoma past No. 22 Texas Tech

Feb. 26, 2020 12:33 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma provided a much-needed boost to its NCAA Tournament resume with a 65-51 win over No. 22 Texas Tech on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kristian Doolittle scored 19 points and Brady Manek added 15 as the Sooners (17-11, 7-8 Big 12) snapped a three-game losing streak. ...

Oklahoma State forward Cameron McGriff (12) shoots between Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle (21), Brady Manek, rear, and Jamal Bieniemy (24) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

McGriff scores 28, leads Oklahoma State past Oklahoma 83-66

Feb. 22, 2020 8:17 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cameron McGriff stepped up to be the exactly player Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton has been looking for. McGriff, a senior forward, matched a career high with 28 points and helped Oklahoma State defeat rival Oklahoma 83-66. McGriff also was the primary defender on Brady Manek,...

Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) drives around Oklahoma guard Alondes Williams (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Butler scores 22, helps No. 1 Baylor beat Oklahoma 65-54

Feb. 19, 2020 1:10 AM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma seemingly had a chance before Jared Butler snuffed out the Sooners' upset hopes. The sophomore guard scored 11 of his 22 points during a crucial five-minute stretch in the second half, and No. 1 Baylor beat Oklahoma 65-54 on Tuesday night for its Big 12-record 23rd consecutive...

Kansas guard Marcus Garrett, right, takes the ball away from Oklahoma forward Kur Kuath (52) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Garrett's career-high 24 points lead No. 3 KU past Oklahoma

Feb. 15, 2020 2:52 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Marcus Garrett has carved out a reputation at Kansas as one of the nation's best defenders, the kind of consummate leader and team-first player just about every team with national title aspirations needs on its roster. He wasn't known as a particularly good 3-point shooter until...

Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle (21) tries to steal the ball from Iowa State Prestiss Nixon (11) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Doolittle, Manek lead Oklahoma past Iowa St. 90-61

Feb. 13, 2020 12:16 AM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma could have been satisfied with its big win over West Virginia last week or looked ahead to visiting third-ranked Kansas on Saturday. Instead, the Sooners focused squarely on Iowa State. Kristian Doolittle scored 20 points to help Oklahoma roll past the Cyclones 90-61 on...

West Virginia guard Oscar Tshiebwe (34) goes up for a shot ahead of Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Doolittle helps Oklahoma top No. 13 West Virginia 69-59

Feb. 8, 2020 5:26 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It’d been awhile since Kristian Doolittle was Oklahoma’s top offensive option. The Sooners needed it Saturday and Doolittle delivered, scoring 27 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as Oklahoma knocked off No. 13 West Virginia 69-59 at home Saturday. Doolittle hadn’t...

Texas Tech's TJ Holyfield (22) rebounds the ball away from Oklahoma's Alondes Williams (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)

Texas Tech beats Oklahoma 69-61 at midpoint of Big 12 season

Feb. 5, 2020 12:26 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech coach Chris Beard kept telling his players they needed to avoid being in a one-possession game late with Oklahoma. The Red Raiders finally pulled away in the closing minutes to make sure Oklahoma standouts Brady Manek, Austin Reaves or Kristian Doolittle didn't have a...