Women’s basketball program receives new head coach

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The women’s basketball team will begin the season with a new leader. Bo Overton was named this summer as head coach for the women’s basketball team. Overton’s appointment was made to fill the position after the departure of Latricia Trammell. Trammell left to serve as an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team at the […]

Women’s basketball wins NAIA championship

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    The women’s basketball team prepares for a well-deserved break after winning its second-consecutive NAIA Division 1 women’s basketball championship title. The Stars, ranked second, defeated fourth-ranked Campbellsville, 80-63, at the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo Senior Guard Rateska Brown led the team with 29 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals. Brown is […]

Women’s basketball competes for championship

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  The women’s basketball team will compete March 24 in the NAIA Division 1 women’s basketball tournament’s championship game. The team will play against Campbellsville at the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo. The Stars advanced after defeating 16th-ranked Westmont, 77-57, in the semifinals March 23 at the Independence Events Center. “They have a sense of […]

Women’s basketball team wins quarterfinals

Submitted   The women’s basketball team defeated Great Falls (Mont.) 88-52 March 21 in the NAIA Division I women’s basketball tournament quarterfinals at the Independence Events Center. Senior Guards Rateska Brown and Yvonte Neal carried the Stars with 22 points each. Second-ranked Oklahoma City (28-2) advanced to the NAIA Tournament semifinals for the 13th time and […]

Women’s basketball’s ‘trio’ brings in honors

Submitted   Senior Guard Rateska Brown was awarded first-team NAIA all-American accolades from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, while senior Center Ouleymatou Coulibaly and senior Guard Yvonte Neal pulled in honorable-mention honors. “These honors are well deserved,” Coach Latricia Trammell said. “They are great young ladies and great leaders on our team. It’s an honor to these […]

Men’s basketball’s season comes to an end

Submitted The men’s basketball team completed its season falling to Concordia (Calif.) 74-62 on March 19 in the NAIA Division I men’s basketball tournament at Municipal Auditorium. Senior Ivan Jelencic topped the Stars with 19 points and nine rebounds. No. 23-ranked Oklahoma City finished the season 18-9. Senior Tharone Chilton produced 17 points while nailing 9 of […]

Men’s basketball prepares for tournament

Submitted The men’s basketball team begins pursuit of a seventh national championship when the Stars meet Concordia (Calif.) in the NAIA Division I men’s basketball tournament 12:30 p.m. March 19 at Municipal Auditorium. Six-time national champion Oklahoma City has won NAIA crowns in 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 2007 and 2008. The Stars (18-8) garnered the eighth […]

Women’s basketball prepares for national championship

Submitted The women’s basketball team is aiming for its eighth national championship and second title in a row starting with a first-round game against Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) at 1:45 p.m. March 18 in the NAIA Division 1 women’s basketball tournament at the Independence Events Center.  Seven-time national champion Oklahoma City owns national championships in 1988, 1999, 2000, 2001, […]

Women’s basketball wins SAC tournament

The women’s basketball team becomes Sooner Athletic Conference champions by winning against Oklahoma Baptist,76-70, March 7 at Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. The team worked hard for the championship win, sophomore Guard Albany Anderson said. “We had a game plan and we executed,” Anderson said. “I feel on top of the world. Being undefeated […]

Sooner Athletic Conference tournament hosted on campus

OCU is hosting this year’s Sooner Athletic Conference basketball tournament.

Women’s basketball team wins another championship title

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The women’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive Sooner Athletic Conference regular-season championship, and has moved on to the conference championship games.

Men’s basketball ties for No. 2 spot

The men’s basketball team wins against Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) 82-78 on Feb. 26 at the Sheaffer Center in a clash of top 25-ranked teams in NAIA Division I men’s basketball. Senior Gary Inglett hooped free throws with five seconds left for the final margin. The 23rd-ranked Stars moved into a tie for second place in […]

Women’s basketball wins sixth-consecutive SAC championship

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The women’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive Sooner Athletic Conference regular-season championship with an 87-44 victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) Feb. 26 at the Sheaffer Center. The Stars, ranked second in NAIA Division I, won its 16th SAC regular-season crown, and improved to 21-2, 16-1 in conference. Coach Latricia Trammell pointed out senior […]

Women’s basketball reaches season-highs

The women’s basketball team defeated St. Gregory’s 115-50 Feb. 19 at Abe Lemons Arena. The Stars set a season high in 3-pointers made with 14 in total, and tied a season high in with 27 assists, but committed a season low in turnovers with only nine. The Stars improved to 19-2, 14-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference women’s basketball. The […]

Women’s basketball on winning streak

The women’s basketball team beat Wayland Baptist (Texas) 80-78 Feb. 12 at the Hutcherson Center in a clash of top 25-ranked teams in NAIA Division I. The Stars kept Wayland Baptist without a point in the final 1:22. Second-ranked Oklahoma City kept its win streak alive in moving to 18-1, 13-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference, while 25th-ranked Wayland […]

Inglett SAC player of the week

Senior forward Gary Inglett reeled in Sooner Athletic Conference men’s basketball player of the week for the week of Feb. 2-8. Inglett posted 20.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists as the Stars knocked off league-leading Mid-America Christian, ranked 14th in the NAIA, 72-67 on Feb. 5 before dispatching Southwestern Christian 75-63 on Saturday. Inglett had 25 […]

Women’s basketball victory

The women’s basketball team rallied past Texas Wesleyan 84-77 Jan. 31 at Abe Lemons Arena in the Henry J. Freede Activity and Wellness Center. Senior Rateska Brown led the team with 21 points. The Stars, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, extended its winning streak to 15 points in going to 15-1, 10-0 in […]

Sports update: Athletes compete during break

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The athletic teams were hard at work while other students were home for the holidays.

Men’s basketball suffers close loss

The men’s basketball team lost,81-78, with 2.7 seconds left in the game against Mid-America Christian Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. Mid-America Christian (10-6, 3-1 Sooner Athletic Conference) scored the game’s final seven points, and the Stars went to 6-4, 2-2 in SAC men’s basketball. Senior Gary Inglett boosted the Stars with 24 points, eight rebounds, three assists […]

Women’s basketball makes coach ‘proud’

The women’s basketball team beat Mid-America Christian 80-66 Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. The Stars held Mid-America to 26.9 percent (7-of-26) shooting from the floor in the second half. OCU, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, improved to 9-1, 4-0 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while Mid-America went to 9-4, 2-2 in the SAC. […]

Men’s basketball team continues in SAC play

The men’s basketball team beat USAO 78-76 on Thursday, Jan. 8 in USAO Fieldhouse. Senior Gary Inglett led all scorers with 24 points and six rebounds. The Stars improved to 6-3, 2-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while USAO fell to 1-9, 0-3. Senior R.J. McGhee added 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals, and […]

Women’s basketball team continues in SAC play

The women’s basketball team defeated USAO 87-51 Thursday, Jan. 8 at USAO Fieldhouse. The Stars started the game on a 20-0 run. OCU, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, improved to 8-1, 3-0 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while USAO went to 5-6, 2-1 in SAC play. Senior Ouleymatou Coulibaly led all scorers with 24 […]

Men’s basketball gets ‘revenge’

The men’s basketball team was able to get revenge against St. Thomas, Texas, 91-74 on Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. St. Thomas had beat the Stars 84-65 in Houston on Nov. 15. Senior Gary Inglett led the charge for the Stars with 23 points and added seven rebounds. The Stars improved to 5-3 while St. Thomas fell to 5-6. […]

Women’s basketball victory

The women’s basketball team beat Lubbock Christian University 85-81 Thursday, Jan. 1 at the Rip Griffin Center. The Stars erased an 18-point deficit and trailed 79-69 with 3:22 to go. OCU, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, rallied for its seventh consecutive win to go to 7-1. Senior Rateska Brown led for the Stars with 21 points, […]

Women’s basketball moves to 6-1

The women’s basketball team moved to 6-1 with their win against Evangel University 81-52 Tuesday at Abe Lemons Arena. Senior Rateska Brown scored 26 points for the Stars. Brown had six rebounds and five 3-pointers while shooting 10-for-12 from the field. Senior Janay Borum had 17 points, four assists and three steals and hit 6 […]

Brown’s 2nd week as SAC player of the week

Senior Rateska Brown took Sooner Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the week for the second consecutive week. Brown provided the Stars with 29.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.00 steals for the week of Dec. 1-7. Brown led OCU, ranked No. 1 in the NAIA, to wins over Texas Wesleyan University 84-69 and Wayland Baptist […]

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