Porter Moser has had plenty of suitors since taking Loyola Chicago to the 2018 Final Four, but it was Joe Castiglione and Oklahoma who coaxed the 52-year old head coach out of Chicago.
After days of seemingly little public movement concerning the OU job, Sooner fans began to dream when Moser was reported as the leading candidate for the vacant post last Thursday evening.
By Friday, the hype train had left the station and Joe Henricksen of the Chicago Sun Times had reported Moser would follow Lon Kruger at Oklahoma.
While celebrated as a potential home run hire, some were left puzzled as to why OU was the right fit for Moser. The Loyola man hadn’t parlayed his Final Four run into another job, turning down St. John’s among others to stay in Chicago.
Again, Henricksen was able to provide some insight.
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