Sour start, sour ending: First inning dooms OU in season-ending 11-0 loss to Xavier

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It wasn’t a continuation of the night before. Oklahoma’s players had put that behind them, they said.

Whatever the reason, Sunday’s game began in rocky fashion, maybe rockier than anyone of the Sooners could have imagined.

It wound up costing Oklahoma its season.

Xavier scored all but three of its runs in the first inning of an 11-0 win over OU,