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Doolittle 28 points with late 3 as Oklahoma beats UNT 82-80

Dec. 5, 2019 11:25 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma's only senior swished the 3-pointer that finally put the Sooners ahead after so many ties in the second half. Kristian Doolittle scored 18 of his 28 points after halftime, with his go-ahead shot from the top right key with 13.5 seconds left and the Sooners went on to beat...

Reaves double-double pushes Oklahoma past Missouri 77-66

Nov. 26, 2019 9:52 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Manek made sure Tuesday night was nothing like Monday night for Oklahoma. With Manek, who scored 17 points, hitting four 3-pointers, Oklahoma scored 23 points in the first six minutes and beat Missouri 77-66 in the consolation game of the Hall of Fame Classic. The Sooners hit...

Stanford whips Oklahoma 73-54 in Hall of Fame Classic

Nov. 26, 2019 12:13 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — If opponents didn’t know who Stanford freshman Tyrell Terry was before Monday night, they should now. Terry had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Stanford whipped Oklahoma 73-54 in the Hall of Fame Classic. “I don’t want him to get a big head,” head coach...

Doolittle scores 18 points, leads Oklahoma in 91-64 win

Nov. 21, 2019 10:49 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kristian Doolittle was perfect on Thursday night. The senior forward made all 11 of his attempts and finished with a team-high 18 points to lead the unbeaten Oklahoma Sooners to a 91-64 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore in the second round of the College Basketball Hall of Fame...

Doolittle, Reaves help Oklahoma beat William & Mary 75-70

Nov. 18, 2019 10:18 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kristian Doolittle scored 19 points and Austin Reaves added 18 as Oklahoma had an opportunity to test some late-game pressure situations as the Sooners fought to close out William & Mary 75-70 in the first round of the College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic Monday. Doolittle and...

Oklahoma bests Oregon State 77-69

Nov. 13, 2019 2:17 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It looked like Oklahoma had its game against Oregon State well in hand, but the Beavers were surprisingly resilient. Kristian Doolittle had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Sooners stretched their season-opening winning streak to three games with a 77-69 victory over the Beavers in...

Oklahoma overcomes slow start, beats Minnesota 71-62

Nov. 9, 2019 11:21 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Minnesota and Oklahoma may have played at a neutral site at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday night, but it felt like a home game for the Gophers. Sioux Falls, South Dakota is just 15 miles from the Minnesota border, but Oklahoma was able to quiet the predominantly Minnesota crowd...

Reaves, Harmon each score 23, lead Oklahoma past UTSA 85-67

Nov. 5, 2019 11:46 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Austin Reaves made the most of his return to action. The junior guard scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half to help Oklahoma defeat Texas-San Antonio 85-67 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams. Reaves, who transferred from Wichita State, made 8 of 13 shots in...

Oklahoma hopes depth, chemistry fuel another NCAA bid

Oct. 25, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Outside expectations are lower than usual for Oklahoma. Scoring leader Christian James, guard Rashard Odomes and center Jamuni McNeace and graduate transfers Miles Reynolds and Aaron Calixte are gone from last year's NCAA Tournament team. Their departures are among the reasons the...