OU Men's Basketball News

(by Wendell Barnhouse) The term "culture change" in college sports is being used to the point of cliché. The words are referenced regarding Shaka Smart's first season as coach at Texas and with Jim Larranaga, who was hired at Miami (Fla.) in 2011. The Hurricanes are now one of the top...Read more
(by Taylor Bern) Marvin Menzies hasn’t had much time to go out in the Las Vegas community since taking over UNLV's basketball program. Building a roster from nearly the ground up has, understandably, taken priority. So when the opportunity came Wednesday to appear with Oklahoma...Read more
As if losing three starters off of this season’s Final Four Oklahoma basketball team isn’t enough concern, it now appears the Sooners may be without one of the players who was expected to return. Joey Helmer, who covers Oklahoma Sooner sports for 247Sports,...Read more
The lone seven footer on the Oklahoma Sooners roster, Akolda Manyang, received an indefinite suspension from the Athletic Department after an altercation on Campus Corner early Sunday morning. (First reported by Kyle Phillips of the Norman Transcript.) Striking football...Read more
imageOklahoma basketball player Akolda Manyang has been charged with felony aggravated assault and battery in the aftermath of an incident that took place at Norman's Campus Corner district early Sunday morning. According to Cleveland County district...Read more
OU basketball player suspended as a result of altercation...Read more
University of Oklahoma men's basketball player Akolda Manyang, 22, has been charged with aggravated assault and battery....Read more
After losing two of his longtime assistant coaches to head coaching jobs during the week of the Final Four, Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger continues to rebuild his coaching staff this offseason....Read more
The men’s coaching staff for Oklahoma basketball is back to full strength, with the hiring of a second assistant, according to 247Sports. Joey Helmer, who covers the Oklahoma Sooners for 247Sports, cited a report by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein that said Oklahoma...Read more
Carlin Hartman joins Sooners after spending past two seasons with Owls...Read more
imageOklahoma head men's basketball coach Lon Kruger announced Wednesday the hiring of Carlin Hartman as assistant coach....Read more
imageAfter losing two long-time assistants, Steve Henson and Lew Hill, to head coaching jobs immediately following OU's Final Four run in April, head coach Lon Kruger did not have to search long to fill one of those vacancies. Kevin Kruger, Lon's son, accepted...Read more
To hope someone will be him, will fill his sneakers, is not just foolish; it’s frankly downright cruel to the would-be replacement....Read more
Buddy Hield says retiring Los Angeles Laker star Kobe Bryant was his favorite basketball player while the Oklahoma Sooner All-American was growing up in the Bahamas. Bryant was in attendance at the NCAA Basketball West Regional, won by No. 2 seed Oklahoma over the top-seed,...Read more
Which NBA jersey will Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield be wearing next fall? That seems like a strange question to be asking on the eve of the annual National Football League Draft, but it is one that is very relevant and timely to Sooner fans, even if the NBA Draft isn’t...Read more
With three Sooner starters moving on, there is some question about how the Oklahoma basketball squad will respond to its new look among the starting five come next season. Losing more than 60 percent of its offensive production and the national player of the year,...Read more
ESPN.com's Darren Rovell reported Thursday that senior guard Buddy Hield has signed with Rob Pelinka, an agent with Landmark Sports. ...Read more
Ryan Aber | Buddy Hield has said Kobe Bryant is his basketball idol, a player that he studied growing up in the Bahamas Now, as the now-former Oklahoma star prepares for the NBA Draft, he's following in Hield's footsteps. Acco...Read more
It's not easy for seniors to crack the lottery, writes ESPN's Chad Ford....Read more
Former Oklahoma guard Bola Alade is transferring to the University of Texas at San Antonio, the student-athlete announced on Twitter Tuesday. ...Read more
The NBA Draft will be June 23 and broadcast by ESPN....Read more
Young was the state's scoring leader at 33.4 points per game....Read more
Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger didn't have to look far and wide to fill the first of two openings on his coaching staff. He officially hired his son, Kevin Kruger, to fill one of the openings....Read more
From being a 10-year-old at the end of Florida's bench to seeing the foundation being built by Buddy Hield, Kevin Kruger has a chance to build new memories with his father Lon Kruger....Read more
Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger has added his son, Kevin Kruger, to his coaching staff as an assistant, the Sooners basketball coach announced Wednesday. ...Read more

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