Oklahoma Rumors & News

  • Oklahoma gets commitment from Finnish post player Hannes Pöllä

    Scout "2017 Finnish post player Hannes Pöllä verbally committed to Lon Kruger, Oklahoma early Thursday morning, a source tells Scout. Pöllä, a 6-foot-11, 265-pound center out of Helsinki Basketball Academy, took an official visit to Oklahoma a week ago. During his trip, he also took official visits to..." September 08

  • Austin Grandstaff leaves Oklahoma for DePaul

    Eleven Warriors "Austin Grandstaff's basketball journey has taken him from Texas to Ohio to Oklahoma, and his next stop will be in Illinois. The Ohio State transfer, who transferred from Oklahoma without logging a minute, is headed to DePaul. " June 13

  • Oklahoma dismisses 7-foot center Manyang after arrest

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma center Akolda Manyang's time with the Sooners is over. The 7-foot center is no longer with the team, an OU spokesman confirmed to The Oklahoman on Wednesday. The Post-Bulletin in Rochester, Minn., reported the soon-to-be senior was arrested around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Manyang and a..." June 09

  • Oklahoma suspends center Akolda Manyang after being charged with aggravated assault and battery

    Dallas Morning News "UPDATE (May 5, 10:41 a.m.): Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn informed the Dallas Morning News it was an "unprovoked deal." His description of the alleged assault stated Manyang approached a group of girls and started to talk with them. The victim, Tyler Evans, told Manyang the..." May 05

  • Breaking Down Future of Oklahoma's Buddy Hield

    Bleacher Report "Before exploding for one of the most impressive individual seasons in recent memory, Buddy Hield had reached out to the NBA for some feedback on his 2015 draft stock. "From what I got from the [NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee], I need to improve my ball-handling and how to create a shot,"..." April 20

  • Buddy Hield, Breanna Stewart honored as nation's top players

    Sporting News "Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield was the men's recipient of the John Wooden Award on Friday while the women's trophy went to Connecticut's Breanna Stewart. The Wooden Award is given annually to college basketball most outstanding men's and women's players. " April 09

  • Oklahoma's Buddy Hield named 2016 Naismith Trophy winner

    NCAA "Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield is the 2016 Naismith Trophy Award winner for men’s basketball. The Sooners sensational senior recorded one of the best shooting seasons in recent college basketball history to lead his squad to this weekend’s Final Four." April 03