But the Sooners lost 10 consecutive games away from Lloyd Noble Center to end the season.
The Sooners enter the 2018 NCAA Tournament as the No. 10 seed in the Midwest Region, opening play on Thursday against No. 7 seed Rhode Island in Pittsburgh, Pa. OU's opening round matchup will be televised by CBS and tip at 11:15 a.m. CT inside PPG Paints Arena. If so, the FBI should investigate the committee for giving Oklahoma the nod over three programs now on the government watch list: Louisville, Oklahoma State and USC. And Oklahoma had six wins against top 35 RPI [teams]. He added that the Sooners were "playing in an extremely hard league", and "while there's no question they stumbled down the stretch. they had enough on their résumé to be in".
The 2-seed Oklahoma State Cowboys finished their season with an overall record of 19-14 (8-10 Big 12), however, fell just short of getting an at-large bid for the NCAA Tournament despite multiple wins against Kansas along with victories against West Virginia and Texas Tech.
So undeserving was Oklahoma, even Young looked like he couldn't believe it.
"I want somebody to explain this to me", Vitale begins.
There are a lot of upset Oklahoma State fans over not being selected to play in the tournament, despite having a pretty good season. That gave them an advantage over numerous other teams on the bubble. "I think it's a disgrace, I think it's an embarrassment and its a humiliation to what this tournament's about", said Dick Vitale. Last Sunday, he was chosen as the Big 12 Conference's Freshman of the Year and was a unanimous selection for the All-Big 12 First Team and Big 12 All-Newcomer Team. "The (selection) committee had them 16th in their reveal, which is insane town".