As we’ve heard from many of our guests on the Ops Nation podcast and Ops Spotlight, game scheduling quite often falls within the responsibilities of the Director of Operations.
NORMAN — The resume that lifted Oklahoma into the NCAA Tournament was put together in two crucial parts.
The Sooners, somewhat surprisingly, avoided a First Four assignment and earned a No. 10 seed. They’ll open the tournament against No. 7-seed Rhode Island on Thursday in Pittsburgh (11:15 a.m., CBS).
The first part started about 18 months ago, when OU director of basketball operations Mike Shepherd — with plenty of help from Sooners coach Lon Kruger and athletic director Joe Castiglione — started constructing the schedule.
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