Big 12 media day notes: Preseason hype, playing for charity, Young-Hield comparison

At this point last year, the Oklahoma men were coming off the program’s fifth Final Four appearance, third since 1947.

The Sooners were waving goodbye to some key cogs, led by all-time great Buddy Hield, but with the No. 23 recruiting class and a few returning pieces, expectations still remained somewhat high for the young squad.

Instead, the Sooners had their worst year