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Grays scores 26, No. 20 DePaul women drop Sooners 87-76

Dec. 9, 2018 5:19 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Mart'e Grays scored a career-high 26 points and No. 20 DePaul used a dominant first half to defeat Oklahoma 87-76 on Sunday. The Blue Demons (7-3) opened the game on an 11-2 run and led 23-17 after one quarter. Runs of 12-0 and 11-0 in a 30-point second quarter made it 53-30 at the...

Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets

Dec. 9, 2018 1:45 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account several years ago, when he was 14 and 15. The Oklahoma quarterback tweeted : "I apologize for the tweets that have come to light tonight from when I was 14 and 15. I used a...

Oklahoma QB Murray's 2-sport persistence pays off

Dec. 4, 2018 3:37 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's Kyler Murray pulled off an impressive triple play during a brutal 30-hour stretch in April. On a Friday night, he played center field for the Sooners' baseball team. The next day, he played quarterback in the football team's spring game. After that, he played another...

Porous Oklahoma defense has had season to forget

Nov. 29, 2018 5:10 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Ruffin McNeill often uses the acronym FIDO when he talks to his players about dealing with mistakes. It stands for "Forget It and Drive On." There have been lots of teachable moments for McNeill, the interim defensive coordinator for Oklahoma. The Sooners have allowed 449 yards per...

McNeace leads Oklahoma past North Texas 73-57

Nov. 27, 2018 11:18 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma has embraced its post-Trae Young identity, and it helped the Sooners win again. Jamuni McNeace had 16 points and 10 rebounds and headed a strong defensive effort to help Oklahoma defeat North Texas 73-57 on Tuesday night. Miles Reynolds scored 17 points and Brady Manek added...

No. 5 Oklahoma's explosive offense carries shaky defense

Nov. 27, 2018 2:30 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's offense is statistically one of the best in college football history. It still might not be good enough to get the Sooners a Big 12 title or a slot in the College Football Playoff. Coach Lincoln Riley's team leads the nation in total offense and scoring offense. The Sooners...

Oklahoma wishbone legends laud Murray's running ability

Nov. 21, 2018 12:30 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma wishbone masters Jamelle Holieway and Charles Thompson get nostalgic when they watch Kyler Murray bring an electric quarterback run element to coach Lincoln Riley's Air Raid offense. Holieway led Oklahoma to a national championship as a freshman in 1985. He rushed for 2,713...

Grier looks for win in final home game for No. 12 WVU

Nov. 20, 2018 4:32 PM EST

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier finally is getting his shot at playing Oklahoma. Grier missed last year's meeting with a broken finger and the Mountaineers were blown out in Norman, Oklahoma. The senior will play his final home game Friday and can send No. 12 West Virginia (8-2, 6-2 Big 12) into the Dec. 1...

Oklahoma defense struggling heading into W. Virginia game

Nov. 19, 2018 9:03 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Every week, the story seems the same — Oklahoma gives up a ton of points, yet Heisman contender Kyler Murray puts up crazy numbers and the Sooners pull out a victory. The sixth-ranked Sooners (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) have allowed at least 40 points in victories over Texas Tech,...

Manek scores 18, leads Oklahoma past Wofford 75-64

Nov. 18, 2018 5:08 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Last season, Trae Young's greatness overshadowed Brady Manek's strong freshman year. With Young now in the NBA, Manek is breaking out. He had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help Oklahoma defeat Wofford 75-64 in its home opener on Sunday afternoon. Manek grabbed double-digit rebounds for...