Notepad: For Hughes, NCAA regional a key point in OU career

When Oklahoma coach Pete Hughes fielded one final question from media Tuesday in Norman, he worried there was no brief answer.

How does it feel to have OU in an NCAA regional for the first time during his four-season tenure in Norman?

“That’s about a 12-pack answer,” Hughes said. “It’s been quite a process.”

Hughes’ first three years produced overall records of 29-29,