Blair Kerkhoff

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Another first for basketball pioneer John McLendon

No one in basketball history accomplished more to break racial barriers in the sport than John McLendon, and for that, McLendon was elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor in 1978. McLendon, who died in 1999 at age 84, will re-enter the Hall, this time as a coach. He was announced as a member of the Class of 2016 earlier this week.

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Shooting three-pointers with Buddy Hield

Buddy Hield and Oklahoma teammates shoot in NRG Stadium the day before Saturday's Final Four game against Villanova.
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