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  1. Toyota Center to host Lone Star Showcase doubleheader

    Aug 26, 2013, 6:54 PM EDT

    Toyota Center

    The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will play host to a doubleheader on Dec. 21, one of which will serve as the final game of the inagural Big 12-SEC Challenge. The doubleheader has been named the Lone Star Showcase with the first game of the day being a non-conference matchup between city rivals Rice and…

  2. Oklahoma point guard Isaiah Cousins arrested

    Jun 23, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

    In the early hours of Saturday morning, Isaiah Cousins was arrested for public intoxication and interfering with a police officer, according to the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office in Norman, OK. Cousins, a point guard on the Oklahoma men’s basketball team, just finished his freshman year with the Sooners. He started several games early in the season, and…

  3. Oklahoma freshman James Fraschilla, son of ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla, rocks the air guitar (VIDEO)

    Jan 22, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT

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    One of the better trends sweeping the college basketball nation this season has been the growing number of reactionary sideline celebrations. The trend got its start back in February 2012 when Seton Hall walk-on Peter Dill unveiled “The Hammer of Dill” to the entire word, and the game has never been the same since. With…

  4. Julius Randle, Prestonwood Christian will not attend Hoophall Classic

    Dec 15, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

    Julius Randle

    Following a pair of injuries to two top recruits, Prestonwood Christian Academy (Tex.) will not attend the Hoophall Classic this January in Springfield, Mass. Prestonwood Christian featured one of the nation’s top seniors, Julius Randle, as well as one of the top sophomores in the country, Mickey Mitchell. In late November, the 6-foot-8 Randle went…

  5. Top-5 recruit Julius Randle schedules more visits

    Nov 23, 2012, 11:53 PM EDT

    Julius Randle

    One of the best available recruits in the Class of 2013, Julius Randle (Prestonwood Christian/Plano, TX) announced more visits in the upcoming months. According to the Dallas Morning News, Randle, a 6-foot-9 power forward, will visit Kansas and Texas next month, while heading to North Carolina State on Jan. 26. Randle had previously narrowed his…

  6. Oklahoma pairs with Fox Sports to deliver 1,000 hours of annual Sooner programming

    Sep 16, 2012, 9:44 AM EDT

    Lon Kruger

    Competition spurs innovation and now, in response to Texas’ Longhorn Network, Oklahoma has linked up with Fox Sports to provide over 1,000 hours of Sooner programming annually as part of a 10-year agreement, the Associated Press is reporting. From the AP: The arrangement will allow for live game broadcasts of Oklahoma men’s and women’s basketball,…

  7. Four college hoops programs on the wane

    Oct 19, 2010, 8:08 PM EDT

    Few things in college hoops are more painful than the slow decline into mediocrity. Even worse is being unable to bust out of it. Carolyn Kaster/AP If Connecticut and Oklahoma aren’t careful, they’ll join George Washington and Southern Illinois in that territory. Call ’em the four programs on the wane. First, the two stragglers. George…

  8. Big 12 can't relax, it must be proactive

    Jun 17, 2010, 3:34 PM EDT

      Of all the winners and losers from the recent conference realignment, none made a bigger turnaround than Dan Beebe. The Big 12 commissioner went from ineffectual leader to conference savior in record time. Some think schools like Kansas and Missouri should give Beebe’s name to the Nobel committee, while there’s little doubt nearly every…

  9. Big 12 goes from dead to top hoops conference

    Jun 14, 2010, 7:23 PM EDT

    Turns out the Big 12’s demise was greatly exaggerated. Thanks to commissioner Dan Beebe’s last-minute proposal to Texas, the Big 12 isn’t disintegrating. Colorado and Nebraska may be gone, but the conference will continue, simply with 10 teams. Rod Aydelotte/AP Cue sighs of relief from various parts of Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Texas. There. Feel…