Cowboys Go For Season Sweep Of Kansas - - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Cowboys Go For Season Sweep Of Kansas

Posted: Updated:
LAWRENCE, Kansas -

Travis Ford’s team lacks talent, experience and its two best players, but it doesn’t lack grit. The Cowboys will need all the grit they can muster when they face second-ranked Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse on Big Monday at 8:00 p.m. CT.

The Jayhawks will have revenge on their minds.

Kansas represents the only non-purple-wearing team in the conference to fall to Oklahoma State. That was nearly a month ago and point guard Jawun Evans finished with 22 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds. OSU led by five at half and then blew the game open in the second half before winning 86-67.

The Cowboys have played three-straight without Evans now - as the freshman rehabs his injured shoulder - winning for the first time since the injury on Saturday. Naturally it wasn’t pretty, but Jeff Newberry (10 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists) and Leyton Hammonds (13 points, 6 rebounds) willed the Cowboys to victory against Kansas State in overtime.

The Jayhawks are riding a five-game winning streak and are coming off their best win of the season after knocking off No. 3 Oklahoma in Norman 76-72. Bill Self has won 11-consecutive Big 12 titles and Saturday’s result put Kansas back on top the conference standings.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

More Sports

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • TU Golden Hurricane

    Follow the TU Golden Hurricane! Get sports scores, news and highlights.

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.