OKC Local Sports for Tuesday


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The Thunder got off to a great start without the suspended Russell Westbrook but things quickly changed.

Head coach Billy Donovan says his guys have to be better going forward.

The Thunder have lost 9 of their last 13 and host Toronto tomorrow night for Nick Collison's jersey retirement ceremony.

The Oklahoma Sooners with one more day of practice at home then a flight to Columbia, South Carolina for their opening round game against Ole Miss in the NCAA Tournament. Sooners and Rebels tip at 11:40 Friday morning on TruTV.

The NCAA Women's tournament bracket announced last night and for the first time since 1998 no school from Oklahoma made it in...OU, OSU, ORU and Tulsa all left out. Baylor is the overall top seed, the Bears trying for their 3rd National Title.

In the small college ranks the Southwestern University women beat Ft. Hays State 88-77 last night to get into the Elite 8 of NCAA Division 2...and the OCU Stars women's team won their game in the NAIA Final Four and will play Montana Western for the National Championship tonight in Billings, MT.

OSU super sophomore Matthew Wolff won the individual title at the Valspar Collegiate in Florida...it's the 8th straight tournament a Cowboy golfer has finished as individual champion.

And in college baseball...the OSU Cowboys playing at Dallas Baptist tonight...the Pokes then come home to host K-State this weekend at Allie P. The OU Sooners are also out on the road for a 2-game series tonight and tomorrow at New Mexico then home this weekend to host Kansas.