The Oklahoma Sooners have a sports legacy that is storied and vast. With 19 varsity sports, the greatness of the Sooners spans the entire academic year, from early Fall all the way through Spring. As a member of the Big 12, the Sooners are known for the Bedlam series – a rivalry with Oklahoma State University that takes place in each sport. At the end of the year, the school who has won the majority of the match ups between the two schools takes home the Bedlam Bell.
Oklahoma Sooners Basketball
Sooner basketball has held the nation captive through many NCAA March Madness playoffs, winning 18 national championship titles. Home games are hosted in the Lloyd Noble Center which has seen some 4 million Sooner Fans pass through its doors. ESPN analyst Jay Bilas is quoted as saying:
“Oklahoma’s basketball facilities are magnificent – second to none. Everything is top of the line and very well conceived. These facilities communicate the same message the Oklahoma Sooners do through their play – a commitment to pursuing excellence.”
Oklahoma Sooners Football
Oklahoma Sooners football, with its seven national titles and five Heisman winners, is arguably the most storied program in the athletic department. Football has been played in Oklahoma since before Oklahoma was a state. And while some football dynasties are newer or are all about looking in the rear view mirror, the University of Oklahoma legacy spans the generations. Find the OU Sooners Football Schedule.
Oklahoma Sooners Volleyball
Don’t forget to catch the Oklahoma Sooners volleyball action. Showcasing 3 members of the First Team Big 12, you’re sure to see some skilled action.
Oklahoma Sooners Wrestling
The wrestling program boasts seven National Championships on the mats.
Oklahoma Sooners Women’s Rowing
And of course there’s the most recently added sport, Women’s Rowing which was added in 2007.
Our Bed and Breakfast Hotel is Near the University of Oklahoma
No matter which of the 19 intercollegiate sports you choose, you’ll need a home base. The Montford Inn and Cottages is within walking distance of the OU campus, offers a Crimson-and-Cream-themed Alma Mater room and a baseball legends room – to keep you in the sports mood for your whole stay. Or you can choose from any of the other 14 rooms or cottages, all with delectable breakfast fare, afternoon homemade snacks, fireplaces, and full entertainment centers, so you won’t miss a moment of the action – on or off campus. Be sure to check out our full photo gallery to see the full experience.
The Montford Inn loves working with University of Oklahoma guests, housing many throughout the year. Whether you’re enjoying Sooner sports for the first time, or for the first time this year, the Montford Inn and Cottages looks forward to making your stay cozy and relaxing.
If you’re not familiar with Norman, OK and all this city has to offer (including at the University) we’ve put together a free vacation guide to help you plan your stay.
OU Photos courtesy of duggar11 on Flickr.