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Open practice is common for Oklahoma players


SPOKANE, Wash. — The University of Oklahoma went through its open practice Wednesday at the Spokane Arena in front of a few hundred spectators. It was a routine all eight teams in the West Region went through during the day.

For the Sooners, it probably seemed like just another day.

They’ve been practicing in front of family and friends all season — something head coach Lon Kruger said he’s been doing for 30 years.

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Jeff Kolpack
Jeff Kolpack covers North Dakota State athletics, the Fargo Marathon and golf for The Forum. His blog can be accessed at On the radio, Kolpack & Izzo sports talk show runs from 9-11 a.m. every Saturday morning. April through August, the WDAY Golf Show with Jeff Kolpack runs from 8-9 a.m.