Published: Mon, March 12, 2018
Sports | By Nelson Rowe

Oklahoma Reaches NCAA Tournament Over Much Better Teams Because Trae Young

Oklahoma Reaches NCAA Tournament Over Much Better Teams Because Trae Young

"How in the world can Oklahoma State be sitting home today, and Oklahoma in the tournament, when Oklahoma loses 11 of their last 15 games, they didn't win one game in the year 2018 on the road, and on top of it, Oklahoma State beats them twice". But we're excited for the guys. "We know how tough that will be".

Each had a different critique of Oklahoma, with Barkley noting the way the Sooners stumbled badly down the stretch and Vitale wondering how they could have been chosen over in-state rival Oklahoma State. The Sooners made the field despite winning only two games since February 1 and losing eight of the last 10.

OSU wasn't among the last four teams out of the NCAA Tournament, according to the committee.

And yet, they'll be dancing in March instead of incredibly more deserving teams. Despite missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years last season, Kruger continued his track record of bouncing back.

The Rhode Island Rams (25-7) are coming from a 58-57 loss to Davidson in the final game of the A10 division.

The NCAA Tournament is here!

He's averaging 27.4 points and 8.7 assists over 31 games.

Thought by experts to be among the last teams in, the Sooners were comfortably in the field when the bracket was announced Sunday night.

Young is one half of the highest-scoring freshman duo in the nation.

On the season, Rhode Island averages 76.8 points, 34.3 rebounds and 15.4 assists per game.

The Rams finished the regular season as the A-10 regular season champions and ranked 17th in the country.

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