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OSU Football Players Handed Envelopes of Cash

Club bent rules, gave players bonuses up to 25K: Sports Illustrated

(Newser) - Oklahoma State University is in hot water, and the temperature may only rise. Sports Illustrated today ran part one of a five-part series on the Cowboys and "the measures that a program will take to become elite." The magazine's 10-month investigation saw it talk to 64 former... More »

Okla. Football Riot Injures 13

Oklahoma State fans tear down goalposts in wild celebration of victory over Oklahoma

(Newser) - Thousands of fans stormed the field and tore down goalposts after Oklahoma State's 44-10 college football victory over archrival Oklahoma, leaving at least 13 people injured, including two in critical condition, medical authorities said early today. Michael Authement, who heads the command post at LifeNet EMS, says that a... More »

Michigan Beats Notre Dame in 38-34 Thriller

(Newser) - A dropped TD pass didn't deflate Tate Forcier. The Michigan freshman simply threw another one on the next play. After LaTerryal Savory bobbled and dropped a go-ahead TD with just seconds remaining, Forcier hit Greg Mathews for a 5-yard score with 11 seconds left, lifting the Wolverines to a 38-34... More »

Congratulations! ...Possibly

Athlete's collection of letters gives insight into ins—and outs—of college recruiting

(Newser) - Most people will never get a full football scholarship offer from a big-name university. But those masses need not wonder what such letters look like: high school quarterback Tate Forcier has posted his collection of sometimes fawning, sometimes caveat-laden recruiting letters online. Sports Illustrated breaks down the coaches' voices, the... More »

Why Won't Self Nix OSU Offer?

Jayhawks coach is happy where he is... right?

(Newser) - Kansas Jayhawks coach Bill Self has a lot of leverage now that he's taken his team to the national championship, but he's being uncharacteristically vague in answering rumors of an obscenely generous job offer from his alma mater Oklahoma State. Joe Posnanski speculates in the Kansas City Star as to... More »

Indiana Hires Crean Away From Marquette

Also, OK State head coach Sean Sutton resigns after 2nd year

(Newser) - Tom Crean has agreed to leave his head coaching post at Marquette to take over Indiana University’s basketball team. The formal announcement is expected today. “I think he's a great choice for Indiana University,” said an IU trustee of the hire. In 2003 Crean coached the Golden... More »

No. 1 Tar Heels Clip Seminoles

Elsewhere, Duke defeats Georgia Tech while Texas outlasts Oklahoma State

(Newser) - All-American Tyler Hansbrough scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half as North Carolina sent Florida State packing, 82-70, in the ACC quarterfinals. The Tar Heels got back to their game in the second half: working inside, drawing contact and attempting 21 free throws, reports the Charlotte Observer.... More »

Texas Wins Share of Big 12 Title

UConn routs Cincy; Purdue beats out Michigan

(Newser) - The Texas Longhorns earned a share of the Big 12 title today with a win over Oklahoma State, 62-57,  and will head into the conference tournament as the No. 1 seed, owning the tiebreaker over co-champion Kansas, reports the AP.  D.J. Augustin scored his average for  the... More »

Oklahoma St. Stuns No. 4 Kansas

Eaton hits clinching free throw with 12.6 second left

(Newser) - Byron Eaton scored a career-high 26 points today and Oklahoma State needed every one of them, reports the Associated Press. Eaton sank a free throw with 12.6 seconds left to give the Cowboys a 61-60 Big 12 win and knock No. 4 Kansas out of first place in the... More »

No. 16 Texas A&M Shocked at Home by OSU

No. 24 Vandy nips Fla. while No. 18 KSU clobbers Mizzou

(Newser) - Oklahoma State ended a 19-game road losing streak with a 59-54 win at Texas A&M. OSU's Terrel Harris had the play of the game, blocking a potential tying layup by the Aggies' Donald Sloan in the last minute. OSU was led by Byron Eaton's 17 points, two of which... More »

Vanderbilt Beats South Carolina in Last Second

Beasley carries Kansas St., Michigan St. cruises past Northwestern

(Newser) - Shan Foster led the way with 21 points, but it was Jermaine Beal who saved day today for No. 23 Vanderbilt. Beal drove the length of the court and hit a short fadeaway with 0.6 left to lift the Commodores to a 66-65 SEC win over South Carolina today,... More »

Texas A&M Wins Thriller to End Skid

No. 18 Aggies hold off Oklahoma State at free-throw line

(Newser) - No. 18 Texas A&M snapped a three-game losing streak today with a 59-56 Big 12 road win over Oklahoma State, reports the Associated Press. The win wasn't in the bag until OSU's Ibrahima Thomas missed two free throws with 20 seconds left. Dominique Kirk had hit two go-ahead free... More »

No. 12 Texas Edges OSU 63-61

D.J. Augustin and Co. shut down Cowboy offense in crunch time

(Newser) - D.J. Augustin and No. 12 Texas barely held on to defeat Oklahoma State 63-61. Augustin led the Longhorns with 26 points, including their final 10, and Damion Jones added 12 points and 12 rebounds. The Cowboys were held scoreless for two separate six minute stretches in the game, including... More »

Flowers' Power Too Much for Lions

BC upsets Miami, Oklahoma State falls to Baylor

(Newser) - Senior Michael Flowers had a collegiate-high 23 points, leading the Badgers to a 80-55 rout of Penn State, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. "I don't know if he missed at all tonight," said teammate Greg Stiemsma after the game. Wisconsin posted an intimidating 59.6% shooting, including 10... More »

Auburn Grills Clemson in Chick-Fil-A Bowl 23-20

Oklahoma also grabs win in late bowl action

(Newser) - Auburn's rookie signal-caller Kodi Burns made the most of limited touches in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, throwing for one touchdown and running for another—the game-winner in overtime—to deny Clemson its first 10-win season since 1990. "He'll go in as No. 1," said coach Tommy Tuberville of Burns,... More »

Kansas Tanks OSU 43-28 to Stay Perfect

Oklahoma, Missouri, LSU all to move up in the polls after victories

(Newser) - In a college football season rife with upsets, Kansas University justified its No. 4 ranking with a 43-28 win over Oklahoma State, the Kansas City Star reports. Now 10-0 for the first time since 1899, the Jayhawks have a legitimate shot at a national title. Other teams moving up in... More »

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