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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's Mark Vital, Freddie Gillespie, Tristan Clark, Devonte Bandoo and Davion Mitchell, from left, celebrate after Baylor defeated Oklahoma 65-54 in an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

No. 1 Baylor welcomes No. 3 Kansas in Big 12 showdown

Feb. 20, 2020 4:17 PM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND The biggest game of the weekend in the Big 12 is arguably the biggest game in college basketball so far this season: No. 1 Baylor against third-ranked Kansas. The Bears (24-1, 13-0) have a game on the Jayhawks (23-3, 12-1) by virtue of...

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...

Oklahoma State's Kalib Boone blocks Texas Tech's Kyler Edwards during an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Mitch Alcala)

Laurent, Boone lead Oklahoma State past No. 24 Texas Tech

Feb. 15, 2020 5:49 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State wore throwback uniforms and got old-school results. The Cowboys honored their 1995 Final Four team with both their look and performance on Saturday. Jonathan Laurent and Kalib Boone each scored 16 points, and Oklahoma State beat No. 24 Texas Tech 73-70 for its first...

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...

Oklahoma St forward Cameron McGriff (12) shoots the ball over Oklahoma forward Brady Manek (35) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Kyle Phillips)

Manek scores 30, leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State 82-69

Feb. 1, 2020 6:28 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma typically utilizes a balanced attack, but Brady Manek quickly made Saturday's game an exception. He scored 17 points in the first eight minutes and finished with 30 to help the Sooners beat Oklahoma State 82-69. Oklahoma has three players who average at least 14 points per...

Oklahoma forward Kur Kuath (52) blocks a shot by Kansas State guard Cartier Diarra (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Kansas State shuts down Oklahoma 61-53

Jan. 29, 2020 11:23 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger spent his college days playing for Kansas State and as a head coach has yet to pick up a win at his alma mater. Kruger lost his eighth straight game at Kansas State as the Wildcats held off the Sooners 61-53 on Wednesday night. “I don’t...