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Thunder opens road trip with 108-96 win in Portland

Dec. 9, 2019 12:58 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was less than two weeks ago that the Oklahoma City Thunder last visited Portland, but this time they wouldn't leave with a loss. Dennis Schroder and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander each scored 21 points and the Thunder opened a four-game trip with a 108-96 victory over the Trail Blazers...

Arkansas hires Georgia assistant Pittman as new head coach

Dec. 8, 2019 9:17 PM EST

Arkansas hired Georgia assistant Sam Pittman as its head coach Sunday, giving the longtime offensive line coach his first chance to lead a college program. Pittman, an Oklahoma native, has been coaching at the FBS level since 1994 and he's been in the Southeastern Conference, including a three-year stint at...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

Oklahoma State, Texas A&M to meet in Texas Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:44 PM EST

Oklahoma State (8-4, Big 12) vs. Texas A&M (7-5, SEC), Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m. ET LOCATION: Houston TOP PLAYERS Oklahoma State: RB Chuba Hubbard, 1,936 yards rushing, 21 rushing touchdowns. Texas A&M: QB Kellen Mond. 2,802 yards passing, 19 touchdowns; 383 yards rushing, seven rushing touchdowns. NOTABLE...

Etienne, hot shooting leads Wichita St. over Okla. St. 80-61

Dec. 8, 2019 6:18 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After getting outrebounded by a 48-31 margin in a 75-63 loss to West Virginia on Nov. 27, Wichita State made that part of the game a point of emphasis and it paid off on Sunday. Tyson Etienne scored 19 points and had four assists, and Wichita State won the rebounding battle 42-31,...

Burrow, No. 1 LSU vs. Hurts, No. 4 Oklahoma in Peach Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:06 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The team that vanquished Alabama vs. the quarterback who left the Crimson Tide. Top-ranked LSU (13-0) will return to Atlanta on Dec. 28 to face Jalen Hurts and No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1) at the Peach Bowl semifinal in the College Football Playoff. The CFP selection committee announced the...

Abmas boosts Oral Roberts past NAIA-member Haskell

Dec. 8, 2019 5:58 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Max Abmas scored 17 points and Oral Roberts beat NAIA-member Haskell 95-55 on Sunday. Deondre Burns added 16 points, Elijah Lufile and Aidan Saunders had 15 apiece for the Golden Eagles. Lufile also had 11 rebounds. Tristan Keah-Tigh had 13 points for the Fighting Indians and Xavier...

Playoff showdowns: LSU vs. Oklahoma; Ohio State vs. Clemson

Dec. 8, 2019 5:24 PM EST

Defending national champions. Undefeated and owners of a 28-game winning streak, longest in the nation. The Clemson Tigers are one heck of a No. 3 seed. Clemson will play second-seeded Ohio State in prime time Dec. 28 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona, looking to...

Average US price of gas drops 1 penny per gallon to $2.65

Dec. 8, 2019 4:30 PM EST

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dipped 1 penny per gallon (3.8 liters) to $2.65 over the past two weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that further cuts to retail gas prices are unlikely because crude oil costs are on the...

Investigator say settlement reached in county overpayments

Dec. 8, 2019 2:51 PM EST

CHICKASHA, Okla. (AP) — An investigator for the Oklahoma attorney general says more than half the overpayments to Grady County elected officials has been repaid and an undisclosed agreement was reached for repayment of the remaining funds. Angela Marsee told The Oklahoman that $401,765 has been has been...