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OU men's basketball: Sooners land No. 9 seed in NCAA Tournament, set to play Ole Miss

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Senior guard Christian James attempts the rebound in the game against Texas on Feb. 23.

The Sooners aren't done yet.

Oklahoma (19-13, 7-11 Big 12) has made the NCAA Tournament as the No. 9 seed, and is set to play Ole Miss in the first round in Columbia, South Carolina.

The selection comes right after the Sooners exited the Big 12 Tournament after a first-round loss against West Virginia. It's the Sooners' sixth NCAA Tournament berth in the last seven years.

Oklahoma's chances of finding a spot in the tournament were up in the air after suffering a five-game losing streak in the middle of Big 12 play. But a 12-1 out-of-conference record and a win against then-No. 13 Kansas (25-9, 12-6 Big 12) all but sealed the Sooners a tournament bid. The Sooners finished the regular season ranked No. 37 in the NET.

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