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Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser named new Oklahoma head coach

Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser named new Oklahoma head coach

Joe Castiglione got his guy.

Oklahoma’s athletic director will replace Lon Kruger at the helm of the Oklahoma basketball program with two-time NCAA Tournament Cinderella Porter Moserof Loyola Chicago.

SI Sooners sources have confirmed multiple reports earlier Friday that the former Rambler man will helm OU hoops after posting a 188-140 record (.573) in 10 seasons at Loyola Chicago, famously taking his team to the 2018 Final Four and the 2021 Sweet Sixteen.

In 17 seasons as a college basketball head coach, Moser has a record of 293-241 (.549).

Moser’s Rambler teams caught the eyes of the nation not just for their deep tournament runs, but for the brand of basketball they play. With an efficient 3-point shooting offense and high-octane defense, Loyola Chicago and team chaplain Sister Jean became easy underdogs to root for.

 

For the complete story, please visit https://www.si.com/college/oklahoma/mens-basketball/loyola-chicagos-porter-moser-named-new-oklahoma-head-coach

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Ryan Chapman covers Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder for 107.7 The Franchise since 2019. In December of 2020, Chapman was named the Deputy Editor of Sports Illustrated Sooners, and he also is a contributor for Sports Illustrated Thunder. Chapman has previously worked for OCCC's Student Newspaper, The Pioneer, where Chapman covered the Oklahoma City Energy, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his time with The Pioneer, Chapman served as the Sports Editor as well as the Editor-in-Chief.

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