In the committee’s eyes, Sooners may be in better shape than you think

NORMAN — Maybe if Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger knew the Big 12 was going to be this tough, he wouldn’t have scheduled such a difficult non-conference slate.

Had that happened, OU might not be in the NCAA tournament discussion at all.

Instead, despite losing nine of 11 games, including six straight and falling from No. 4 to out of the AP top 25