According to reports, Oklahoma has found the next basketball coach.
According to reports including “Rivals’ Sooner Scoop”, Loyola Chicago coach Porter Moser will become Oklahoma’s new men’s basketball coach. After the long-time college coach announced his retirement in March, he replaced Lon Kruger.
In the past few seasons, Moser has been one of the most successful coaches in college basketball. He led Loyola to the top four in 2018 as the 11th seed, and the Edifier entered the Sweet 16 in 2021 after defeating the No. 1 seed of Illinois in the second round in the Midwest. In the Sweet 1
Loyola is one of the best defensive teams in the United States in 2020-21, averaging 56.1 points per game, which is the team with the fewest points.
Moser came to Loyola in 2011
Moser spent 10 seasons in Loyola, and the school’s 2018 “Final Four” was the first appearance in an NCAA game since 1984. Loyola won 20 games in just one season between the season and the arrival of Moser. The Ramblers have won 20 games or 10 seasons in Moser, 5 seasons have more games, and his school career score is 188-141.
During his career as a college basketball head coach, Moser has served as coaches across the country. Before coming to Illinois, he spent four seasons at Illinois State University, three seasons at Little Rock, and an assistant at Texas A&M. The team coached by Moser announced the winning season at 10 different times.
In Oklahoma, Moser joined a crowded Big 12, which is one of the best basketball conferences in the country. Baylor and Kansas have become major shows in the country. Texas and Oklahoma both won the top four seeds in the 2021 NCAA game. Oklahoma State ranked 9th in the 2020-21 season and lost to Gonzaga in the second round after beating Missouri in the first round.
Oklahoma State ended the season 16-11 and is preparing to lose to Austin Reaves and Brady Manek. Reaves averaged 18 points per game and Manek averaged 11 points per game. OU did return second scorer De’Vion Harmon (who missed the NCAA tournament due to COVID-19), and currently has four-star guard CJ Noland in the recruiting class in 2021.
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