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  • By Nick Hampton Phoenix Correspondent

FORT GIBSON – While the Fort Gibson Lady Tigers have generally been known as an offense that features hot shooting guards, Friday night the gals inside got to show their stuff.

  • Phoenix staff report

There was no hangover for the Lady Hornets as Hilldale jumped out to a 14-point halftime advantage on its way to a 63-25 win over Wagoner on Friday.

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 presidents and chancellors came to one agreement Friday: While working through the possibility of a football championship game, expansion and a league-wide television network, they are going to defer comments to Commissioner Bob Bowlsby.

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  • By NICK HAMPTON/Phoenix Correspondent

WARNER- Like a well-oiled machine the Connors State Cowboys, ranked No.7 in the this week’s NJCAA poll, jumped out to a 12-1 lead in the opening five minutes of the game and never looked back as they rolled over the Carl Albert State College Vikings 95-64 in Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conf…

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  • By PATRICK KAYS/Phoenix Correspondent

CHECOTAH - The last time the Hilldale Hornets visited the Checotah Event Center, they knocked off a Drew Dan-less Checotah Wildcat team in their home tournament final to end a very long tournament title drought.

  • Phoenix staff, wire reports

TEMPLE 83, TULSA 79 — Quenton DeCosey scored 21 points and had a pair of free throws in overtime.

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 is unlikely to play a football championship game this year even though the NCAA approved a plan last month that would allow the 10-team league to do so.

  • Phoenix staff, wire reports

TENNESSEE 75, ARKANSAS 57 — Mercedes Russell had 15 points and 11 rebounds as No. 23 Tennessee defeated Arkansas 75-57 on Thursday to give Lady Volunteers coach Holly Warlick her 100th career victory.

  • Phoenix staff, wire reports

Boys basketball

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  • By JOHN KILGORE/Phoenix Outdoors Columnist

Mention elk and the Wichita Mountains in the same sentence and it’s probably a safe bet you have everyone’s undivided attention.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mercedes Russell had 15 points and 11 rebounds as No. 23 Tennessee defeated Arkansas 75-57 on Thursday to give Lady Volunteers coach Holly Warlick her 100th career victory.

  • Phoenix wire reports

Just four points separate the three top teams in the 2016 edition of the Big 12 baseball preseason coaches’ poll. TCU tops the poll with 57 points, while Oklahoma State is second with 55 and Texas sits third with 53.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With the ball in Kevin Durant’s hands in the final seconds, Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan didn’t call a timeout. Instead, he let one of his superstars do his thing.

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NORMAN — Oklahoma’s recruiting class still has the potential for one more player. Whether or not that scholarship is awarded remains a mystery.

NORMAN  (AP) — Kaylee Jensen had 24 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 25 Oklahoma State defeat No. 20 Oklahoma 71-69 on Wednesday night.

  • By JASON ELMQUIST/CNHI

STILLWATER — On the eve of National Signing Day, Oklahoma State picked up what will likely be its two biggest – figuratively and literally – commits for the 2016 signing class.

DJ Allen, LB, 5-11, 225, San Antonio Brennan; Jordan Brown, WR, 6-2, 198, Stillwater; Tiller Bucktrot, OL, 6-5, 350, Stroud; Manny Bunch*, S, 6-2, 185, Roland;  Cooper Edmiston, LB, 6-3, 245, Gatesville, Texas;  David Fitzwater, TE, 6-4, 230, Shreveport, (La.) Calvary Academy; Rowdy Frederic…

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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Devaugntah Williams drained a layup with one second left in overtime to give Texas Tech a 63-61 win over Oklahoma State Wednesday night.

The latest University of Oklahoma football team signees:

  • By JASON ELMQUIST/CNHI

STILLWATER – Oklahoma State got its quarterback of the future Wednesday morning a mere 30 minutes after Cowboy coach Mike Gundy met with the media for National Signing Day.

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