2001–02 Oklahoma Sooners men's basketball team

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2001–02 Oklahoma Sooners men's basketball
Oklahoma Sooners logo.svg
Big 12 Conference Tournament Champions
Conference Big 12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 4
AP No. 3
2001–02 record 31–5 (13–3 Big 12)
Head coach Kelvin Sampson
Assistant coach Ray Lopes
Assistant coach Bonnie Seltzer
Assistant coach Jim Shaw
Home arena Lloyd Noble Center
Seasons
2001–02 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 2 Kansas 16 0   1.000     33 4   .892
No. 3 †Oklahoma 13 3   .813     31 5   .861
No. 20 Texas 10 6   .625     22 12   .647
Oklahoma State 10 6   .625     23 9   .719
Texas Tech 10 6   .625     23 9   .719
Missouri 9 7   .563     24 12   .667
Kansas State 6 10   .375     13 16   .448
Nebraska 6 10   .375     13 15   .464
Colorado 5 11   .313     15 14   .517
Baylor 4 12   .250     14 16   .467
Iowa State 4 12   .250     12 19   .387
Texas A&M 3 13   .188     9 22   .290
2002 Big 12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001–02 Oklahoma Sooners men's basketball team represented the University of Oklahoma. The Head Coach was Kelvin Sampson. The team played its home games in the Lloyd Noble Center and was a member of the Big 12 Conference.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
01/05/2002
7:00 PM, Sooner Sports Network
No. 10 Texas A&M W 89–63  11–1
(1–0)
Lloyd Noble Center (10,351)
Norman, OK
01/12/2002
12:45 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 5 Texas Tech W 98–72  13–1
(2–0)
Lloyd Noble Center (12,654)
Norman, OK
01/16/2002
7:00 PM, Sooner Sports Network
No. 5 at Nebraska W 92–77  14–1
(3–0)
Bob Devaney Sports Center (9,026)
Lincoln, NE
01/19/2002
12:00 PM, ABC
No. 5 at No. 4 Kansas L 67–74  14–2
(3–1)
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
01/21/2002
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 5 No. 21 Missouri W 84–71  15–2
(4–1)
Lloyd Noble Center (11,409)
Norman, OK
01/26/2002
12:00 PM, ABC
No. 6 at Texas Tech L 79–92  15–3
(4–2)
United Spirit Arena (15,098)
Lubbock, TX
01/30/2002
8:00 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 6 No. 9 Oklahoma State
Bedlam Series
W 58–53  16–3
(5–2)
Lloyd Noble Center (12,145)
Norman, OK
02/02/2002
3:00 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 6 at Texas W 85–84 OT 17–3
(6–2)
Frank Erwin Center (14,055)
Austin, Texas
02/06/2002
7:00 PM, Sooner Sports Network
No. 4 Baylor W 70–57  18–3
(7–2)
Lloyd Noble Center (9,872)
Norman, Oklahoma
02/09/2002
12:45 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 4 Texas A&M W 68–64  19–3
(8–2)
Reed Arena (5,252)
College Station, Texas
02/13/2002
8:00 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 4 at No. 16 Oklahoma State
Bedlam Series
L 72–79 OT 19–4
(8–3)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (13,611)
Stillwater, Oklahoma
02/16/2002
12:45 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 4 Kansas State W 73–62  20–4
(9–3)
Lloyd Noble Center (11,317)
Norman, Oklahoma
02/19/2002
7:00 PM, Sooner Sports Network
No. 6 at Baylor W 65–54  21–4
(10–3)
Ferrell Center (6,643)
Waco, Texas
02/23/2002
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 6 Texas W 96–78  22–4
(11–3)
Lloyd Noble Center (12,724)
Norman, Oklahoma
02/26/2002
8:00 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 5 Iowa State W 89–75  23–4
(12–3)
Lloyd Noble Center (10,828)
Norman, OK
03/02/2002
3:00 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 5 at Colorado W 82–71  24–4
(13–3)
Coors Events Center (6,629)
Boulder, Colorado
Big 12 Tournament
03/08/2002
6:00 PM, ESPN Plus
No. 4 Kansas State
Quarterfinals
W 63–52  25–4
Kemper Arena (18,848)
Kansas City, Missouri
03/09/2002
3:20 PM, ESPN, ESPN Plus
No. 4 vs. Texas
Semifinals
W 67–51  26–4
Kemper Arena (18,848)
Kansas City, Missouri
03/10/2002
2:00 PM, ESPN
No. 4 vs. No. 1 Kansas
Finals
W 64–55  27–4
Kemper Arena (18,848)
Kansas City, MO
NCAA Tournament
03/23/2002
3:40 PM, CBS
(W 2) No. 3 vs. (W 12) Missouri
Elite Eight
W 81–75  31–4
Aarowhead Pond of Anaheim (18,040)
Anaheim, California
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed within region W=West.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

Seeding in brackets

  • West
    • Oklahoma (2) 71, Illinois Chicago (15) 63
    • Oklahoma 78, Xavier, Ohio (7) 65
    • Oklahoma 88, Arizona (3) 67
    • Oklahoma 81, Missouri (12) 75
  • Final Four
    • Indiana 73, Oklahoma 64

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