Sport Here's What's Holding Oklahoma Back From a Final 4 Run

23:52  11 january  2018
23:52  11 january  2018 Source:   12up.com

Baker Mayfield upset UGA WRs by running pregame routes in their end zone

  Baker Mayfield upset UGA WRs by running pregame routes in their end zone Ahead of Monday's College Football Playoff semifinal game against No. 3 Georgia, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield upset UGA's wide receivers by running routes and catching passes in front of the Bulldogs' tunnel.

Here ' s a look back at the 2016 Final Four in Houston on Saturday, April 2 Villanova shot 71 percent from the floor (second-best in Final Four history), scoring more points in the second half - which included a 25-0 run - than Oklahoma The Wildcats held the Sooners to 32 percent shooting

Oklahoma would develop another nice drive until Baker Mayfield’ s pass on fourth down was tipped and then On the ensuing kickoff, Sooners’ running back Joe Mixon would house the return for a touchdown to cut the lead to 14-7. Here are three things we learned from Ohio State' s 45-24 win.

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​If you're just joining us after the college football season ended on Monday, welcome. And if you've been following college basketball all year long, you already know that Oklahoma has been one of the best surprises in the sport thanks to the unbelievable play of ​freshman Trae Young.

The breakout star is averaging a ridiculous 29.2 points per game and 10.1 assists, being one of the select few college players to average a double-double.

And he's already broken a record for the most 25-point, 10-assist games in a career over the last 20 seasons in just 13 games (as well as ​tying another for most assists in a game).

Mighty Mayfield can't propel Oklahoma to win in Rose Bowl

  Mighty Mayfield can't propel Oklahoma to win in Rose Bowl PASADENA, Calif. — Baker Mayfield had the ball in his hands a few times with chances to win the Rose Bowl for Oklahoma.The Heisman Trophy winner couldn't convert those opportunities, and plenty of Sooners fans wished Mayfield had been given a whole lot more chances to conjure his usual magic during Georgia'sThe Heisman Trophy winner couldn't convert those opportunities, and plenty of Sooners fans wished Mayfield had been given a whole lot more chances to conjure his usual magic during Georgia's epic 54-48, double-overtime win Monday night.

Here ’ s a quick look back at some of the action: • The game turned when: Kansas finished the final few minutes in solid fashion, particularly with its Keegan Ratings: Jackson, Graham, Mason top ratings vs. Oklahoma State. Matt Tait' s postgame Report Card. Jayhawks hold off Oklahoma State, 87-80.

[Tuesday, Fort Worth] TCU used a late 12-0 run to bounce back from a 6-point deficit and beat Oklahoma , 60-57. Minnesota held Washington St. without a touchdown until the final seconds as they beat the Cougars, 17-12. Washington – It’ s a close call here for the Huskies (12-1), who were

​​But Oklahoma's season hasn't been without its difficulties thus far.

Despite a No. 9 ranking in the polls and a 12-2 record, they have a major flaw that will stop them from being a title contender - their defense.

The Sooners rank 324th out of 351 teams in points per game allowed with 80.1. That number may be inflated due to their high-paced offense, but it's still a noticeable fault. If Lon Kruger's team wants any chance at a deep tournament run, they'll have to improve on the defensive end.

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Boy, 13, charged as adult in crossbow killing of 10-year-old .
Prosecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 13-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the crossbow killing of a 10-year-old friend. The death happened last fall in the small town of Chandler, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. Authorities say 10-year-old Austin Almanza was fatally struck by an arrow, which traveled through his body and then pierced his 8-year-old brother in the arm.Prosecutors charged the 13-year-old boy as an adult, making him one of the youngest ever in Oklahoma to be charged as an adult with first-degree murder.

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