SAN ANTONIO — Add the San Antonio Spurs to the list.
State and National
NORMAN — There is always something that reignites the rivalry between Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City just before the two teams play.
The East Central men’s basketball team got critical defensive stops late in overtime and turned away Arkansas Tech 90-86 Thursday night inside the Kerr Activities Center.
The Ada Cougars are moving on the the Class 4A semifinals.
POTEAU — After all the years of seeing several of his baseball players sign college letters of intent, veteran Wister baseball coach John McAlester saw a first Wednesday afternoon — one of the Wildcats sign with his college alma mater.
By elevating Oklahoma only one spot in the College Football Playoff rankings, the selection committee sent a clear message that, at least for this week, it doesn’t think too highly of a conference that has been both good and deep this season.
LATTA — The Latta Panthers couldn’t get much separation from Dale through the first three quarters of their matchup Tuesday night inside the Latta Panther Fieldhouse.
The seventh-ranked Ada Cougars will square off against No. 3 Oologah Friday night in a Class 4A quarterfinals matchup.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Coming together on a serious note, both OU and OSU will wear a “Stop Opioids” helmet decal to raise awareness about painkiller abuse. Late OU linebacker Austin Box died of a drug overdose in 2011. The former Enid standout had a notable interception in the 2010 Bedlam game.
NORMAN — Mike Stoops has watched Mason Rudolph long enough to know what makes the Oklahoma State senior quarterback effective.
Former Ada High athlete Brooks Thompson is part of the Oklahoma State University Wakeboard team that will compete in a national tournament this weekend in Shreveport, Louisiana.
NORMAN — After an important recruiting weekend last month, Oklahoma’s newest head football coach did what has become known as his “thing.”
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder have discussed some form of “stamina” all season. Just about everyone has passed around the notion, from coach Billy Donovan to Russell Westbrook to Steven Adams to Paul George. Carmelo Anthony has gotten in on the message.
DENVER — The Oklahoma City Thunder’s locker room stayed closed a little longer than usual following Thursday’s 102-94 loss at the Denver Nuggets.
PORTLAND — Russell Westbrook, along with the rest of the Oklahoma City Thunder, doesn’t think Carmelo Anthony should have been ejected for his flagrant 2 foul on Jusuf Nurkic during Sunday night’s 103-99 loss at the Portland Trail Blazers.