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Oklahoma checked all the boxes for Moser, report says

Oklahoma checked all the boxes for Moser, report says

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.

To read the complete story, please visit https://www.si.com/college/oklahoma/mens-basketball/oklahoma-checked-all-the-boxes-for-moser-report-says

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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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