Lon Kruger, Sooners on tourney bubble?

December, 13, 2011
There's no question that Lon Kruger has done wonders with the Oklahoma basketball team. But could the Sooners be an NCAA tournament team? ESPN.com college basketball writer Jason King thinks so. Here's what he wrote about Kruger's team:

One of the better coaching jobs in the country thus far has been turned in by Kruger, who is in his first season at Oklahoma. Saturday's 15-point victory over Arkansas upped the Sooners' record to 7-1, which includes a surprise appearance in the 76 Classic final. OU should win at least three of its final four nonconference games -- and the fourth is at Cincinnati, which will be without Yancy Gates, among others. If Oklahoma keeps this up, it could find itself on the NCAA tournament bubble come March. No one could've predicted that.

What do you think? Under Jeff Capel last season, OU finished 14-18 and missed postseason play. Has Kruger turned them into a tournament team?



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