Just Let the Big 12 Die

With news that the Pac-12 conference is not going to expand to sixteen team, it appears that the Big “12” has been granted another reprieve. While most may remember that the death knell was...

The State’s Basketball … State

Rewind ten years. The University of Oklahoma Men’s Basketball team was in the beginning stages of arguably it’s best run in history. From 2000 to 2003, the Oklahoma Sooners would win 3...

Ode to Yoga Pants and Other Musings

I *heart* dumming down TLO. Nothing beats following well-researched, hard-hitting politico commentary with some elementary take on local sports radio or the Sooners. As a registered member of the...

Big 12: Six Feet Under?

  Is the Big 12 six feet under? It seems that the other power conferences believe this might be the case. Rumors continue to fly that the SEC, Big 10, and now the Pac-10 are sniffing around the...

The NBA’s Most Wanted Coach

During my tenure at Oklahoma State University, the only sport that both Bedlam schools played at a high level during the same year was Men’s basketball. Every Spring, my beloved Eddie Sutton-led...

Tommy Mason Griffin is not smart…

Yesterday, former University of Oklahoma point guard Tommy Mason Griffin — the 789th ranked prospect in the country according to ESPN’s Chad Ford — announced he is turning pro.  He announced...

Traber/Collison Deathmatch

Sooner basketball coach Jeff Capel is back home to visit his family and while catching up on his email, he decided to touch base with all his Twitter followers (a few who are probably recruits) and...

Wayman Tisdale: 1964-2009

One day in the mid 1980s, my dad set up a makeshift “basketball goal” in the backyard of our house. It was vintage South OKC.  He took a large black metal ring ““ one that was a little bit...

Jenni Carlson Has High Standards

On Saturday afternoon, the world was right for all the Sooner fans who recognize the existence of the OU basketball team.  After UConn, the number one team in the nation lost earlier in the week...

OU Basketball Pre…er, View

(This was supposed to be a season preview for the Sooner basketball team, but I drug my feet too long and the college season snuck up on me.  Now the team has played two games, so it’s basically...