By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook blew past Steven Adams’ pick and saw 6-foot-11, 270-pound DeMarcus Cousins slide over to block his path to the rim.
Westbrook didn’t care. Oklahoma City’s 6-3 point guard leaped up and uncorked a devastating right-handed jam over the new member …
BEGGS—Playing on the road against the sixth-ranked team in the state is a tough proposition.
LCJ scoreboard for Saturday’s games involving LeFlore County teams.
Updated 3A Area III girls bracket
But despite those challenges, Heavener’s girls led 29-25 after three quarters. Beggs came alive in the final period, however, and the …
OKMULGEE—The Heavener girls advanced to the 2A regional championship game on Saturday against Beggs in Beggs with a 50-45 overtime win over Eufaula while the Wolves’ season ended in a 61-37 loss to the Ironheads.
See all of Thursday’s scores and the upcoming playoff games for LeFlore County teams.
The Lady …
By ANDREW HAMMOND, Associated Press
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Down 14 points and hopes fading, Oklahoma State head coach Brad Underwood had a simple message to his team: Get out of bed and start playing. The alarm was sounded and by the end of the game, the Cowboys could rest easy …
OKMULGEE—The four LeFlore County Class 3A teams travel to Okmulgee for regional play on Thursday.
3A Boys Area III bracket
3A Girls Area III bracket
Heavener plays Eufaula in both games while Spiro takes on Okmulgee.
The loser’s bracket games will be played in the afternoon. Spiro’s girls (11-15) play Okmulgee (9-13) …
By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Basketball Writer
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew preferred to focus on the positive aspects of the defense after the ninth-ranked Bears had to hold on to snap a two-game slide.
Johnathan Motley had 21 points and 16 rebounds for the Bears, but they had to …
By CRAIG HALL
Unlike the earlier game, there was no drama when Spiro’s boys took on Heavener for a 3A district championship..
After a slow start, Spiro revved up its offense and cruised to a 62-36 win over the Wolves to claim …
By CRAIG HALL
Trailing 21-20 late in the first half, Heavener was looking for he an offensive spark.
The Lady Wolves got one off the bench from Abbi Moody, who hit a pair of 3’s in the last minutes of the second quarter to give Heavener the lead for good in a …
NORMAN (AP) — Five-star Norman North point guard Trae Young verbally committed to Oklahoma on Thursday.
The McDonald’s All-American, who is averaging 43 points per game as a senior, made the announcement during a ceremony at his school. He picked the Sooners over Oklahoma State and Kansas.
Young is coach Lon Kruger’s …
By SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Leyton Hammonds and the Oklahoma State Cowboys started their recovery from the school’s worst conference start in 37 years with a road victory.
Now they’re up to four straight wins away from home in the Big 12.
Hammonds scored a season-high 21 …