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The East Central University women’s basketball team cut a double-digit deficit to No. 17 Southwestern to four but couldn’t complete the comeback in a 90-80 loss to the Lady Bulldogs Thursday night inside the Pioneer Cellular Event Center.

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s longtime strength and conditioning coach Jerry Schmidt has accepted a similar position at Texas A&M, according to multiple reports.

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – In advance of the 2018 Great American Conference baseball season, the league’s head coaches voted Southern Arkansas as the preseason favorite, the conference office announced on Wednesday. The Muleriders received nine of the 12 first-place votes.

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WEATHERFORD — East Central’s men’s basketball matchup with Southwestern Thursday night inside the Pioneer Cellular Event Center was good to the last shot.

MINNEAPOLIS — Carmelo Anthony had an opportunity to get the Oklahoma City Thunder an extra possession.

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Following a second straight trip to the NCAA Division II Softball National Championships, Southern Arkansas will enter 2018 as the preseason favorite in the Great American Conference, the league announced on Tuesday. The Lady Muleriders received six of the 12 first-place votes.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

  • By Jimmy Gillispie | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NORMAN – Oklahoma played at its pace and used the first few minutes of the second half to build an insurmountable lead in Wednesday’s Bedlam contest.

Oklahoma Sooners

  • Kyle Phillips / The Transcript

OU's Trae Young pushes down the court during the Bedlam basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Lloyd Noble Center.

  • John McKelvey | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NORMAN — Oklahoma State turned up the pressure, but the Oklahoma men merely brushed it aside in Wednesday's 109-89 Bedlam victory at Lloyd Noble Center.

  • By Jimmy Gillispie | CNHI Sports Oklahoma

NORMAN – Oklahoma played at its pace and used the first few minutes of the second half to build an insurmountable lead in Wednesday’s Bedlam contest.

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