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Remembering the Top 20 Big 12 Moments in Sooner History:

We ranked the 2022 Oklahoma Sooners baseball team at 12 and looking back on an incredible and unforgettable season for Sooner Nation.

Head coach Skip Johnson led the Sooners in his fifth season at Oklahoma. 

Oklahoma began going 2-1 at the State Farm College Baseball Showdown in Arlington, Texas. Defeating the Auburn Tigers 3-0, the Michigan Wolverines 6-1, and falling to the Arizona Wildcats 14-4 on Globe Life Field.

After taking care of the Wichita State Shockers 6-2 in Norman, Oklahoma, the Sooners claimed a series over the Northwestern State Demons finishing February record of 5-2.

Dropping their next three games against the LSU Tigers, UCLA Bruins, and Tennessee Volunteers, Oklahoma went on a six-game winning streak and won seven of the next eight games.

Winning three of their next five games, claiming a series over the Baylor Bears, and defeating the Oklahoma State Cowboys, the Sooners ended March with a 10-6 monthly record and 15-8 overall.

Beginning April 4-4 in their next eight games, Oklahoma went 6-2 in their next eight games including a sweeping series over the Kansas Jayhawks, then concluded 2-3 in the remaining three games of the month.

Claiming a series 2-1 against the Kansas State Wildcats in Norman, the Sooners ended April with a 12-9 record and moved onto May with a 27-17 overall record. 

Heading into the Big 12 Tournament, the Sooners ended the regular season 6-6 in their final 12 games and went 34-24 overall. 

In the Big 12 Tournament, Oklahoma defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers 6-4, took care of the Texas Tech Red Raiders 6-3, and squeaked by Kansas State 4-3 to face the Texas Longhorns in the Big 12 Tournament Championship. 

After Texas took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, the Sooners punched eight runs in the third inning, and it was Oklahoma’s defense leading the way to claim their third Big 12 Tournament Title defeating the Longhorns 8-1. 

Following a destroying outcome over the Liberty Flames 16-3, the Sooners set their attention to the Florida Gators in the Gainesville Regional at Alfred A. McKethan Stadium in Florida. 

The Sooners were victorious over the Gators needing just one more win to advance to the Super Regionals. With Florida defeating Central Michigan, they had to beat Oklahoma twice to advance due to double elimination. 

Florida topped Oklahoma 7-2 requiring just one more victory to advance, but the Sooners squeaked by 5-4 in the next matchup to advance to the Super Regionals matching up with the Virginia Tech Hokies.

In a best-of-three format, at English field in Blacksburg Virginia, the Sooners took the first game of the series 5-4. Following the Hokies tying the series at one piece with a 14-8, the Sooners claimed the series with an 11-2 victory in game three.

Oklahoma advanced to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. 

Taking down the Texas A&M Aggies twice 13-8 and 5-1, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 6-2, the Crimson and Cream have a spot in the College World Series Championship against the Ole Miss Rebels.

Sadly a couple of losses to the Rebels 10-3 and 4-2 concluded this remarkable run for this Sooners baseball team, making them College World Series runner-up. The Sooners finished this unbelievable season with a 45-24 record. 

By: Joey Ross