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Gonzaga Bounces OU From NCAA Tournament

OU men's basketball

Oklahoma is down to one team in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament: Oral Roberts University.

OU fell to undefeated Gonzaga 87-71 on Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Oregon State upset OSU. The Sooners jumped out to an early 12-4 lead, but the Bulldogs took the lead for good with seven minutes left in the first half.

According to ESPN, OU is the 25th team in a row Gonzaga has beaten by double digits.

The No. 15 ORU Golden Eagles have pulled off back-to-back, 3-point wins over No. 2 Ohio State and No. 7 Florida. They take on No. 3 Arkansas in the Sweet Sixteen on Saturday night.

Matt Trotter joined KWGS as a reporter in 2013. Before coming to Public Radio Tulsa, he was the investigative producer at KJRH. His freelance work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and on MSNBC and CNN.
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