The argument about the best player in college basketball will go on all season. But it's already clear which players are the most exciting. We go through the list, starting, of course, with Deandre Ayton and Collin Sexton.
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We expected Trae Young to be good at Oklahoma, but leading the country in scoring? He is the biggest freshman surprise so far this season, but who else has exceeded expectations and who so far hasn't lived up to the billing?
Alabama's Collin Sexton and Oklahoma's Trae Young are budding stars at the collegiate level with exciting, yet drastically different, skill sets and styles of play. How do their games project to the NBA?
Trae Young had 29 points and nine assists and Oklahoma edged No. 25 Southern California 85-83 on Friday night in the Hall of Fame Basketball Classic tripleheader.
Trae Young scored 28 points to help Oklahoma defeat Texas-San Antonio 97-85 on Monday night.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
Trae Young tonight: 28 points, five rebounds, eight assists.
Trae Young scored 21 of his 32 points in the second half to help Oklahoma defeat North Texas 82-72 on Thursday night.
As the 2017-18 college basketball season gets underway, let's pause to consider the status of each major conference. Right now, the Big 12 looks deep.
Freshman Trae Young had a season-high 43 points, including 30 in the second half alone, and Oklahoma defeated Oregon 90-80 on Sunday, the final day of the Phil Knight Invitational.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma's Trae Young is putting up outrageous numbers to start his career. Just had 43 points and seven assists to beat Oregon. Went for 33 points and eight assists on Friday.
Trae Young scored 18 of his 33 points during Oklahoma's big first half, Khadeem Lattin added 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Sooners pulled away in the final five minutes to beat Portland 93-71 on Friday in the consolation bracket of the PK80...
Daryl Macon scored a season-high 27 points, Jaylen Barford added 19 and Arkansas remained unbeaten, holding off Oklahoma 92-83 on Thursday in the opening round of the PK80 Invitational.
Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider
Oklahoma frosh Trae Young has deep range. One of best freshmen in country.
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Freshman guard Trae Young had 22 points and 13 assists for his second double-double in as many games and Oklahoma rolled past Ball State 108-69 on Wednesday night.
Hometown star Trae Young had 15 points, 10 assists and six rebounds in his college debut, and Oklahoma defeated Omaha 108-89 on Sunday.
Oklahoma has signed guard Jamal Bieniemy to a national letter of intent.
Oklahoma scored a major early commitment in its class of 2019 on Friday afternoon as ESPN 60 point guard De'Vion Harmon pledged to Lon Kruger.
Every year the question is asked: Is this the season someone knocks Kansas off the top spot? And every year, for 13 seasons, the answer has been no. So is this the season? Well, no, and that's an issue for the Big 12.
Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter
Big 12 Basketball Media Day was so much fun! Got to meet Oklahoma freshman phenom, Trae Young. He taught me the #TraeYoungChallenge. There is a chance it didn't go well.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma's Trae Young said he has relied on friendships with other five-star freshmen — Mohamed Bamba at Texas and Michael Porter Jr. at Missouri — to help him manage high expectations ahead of his debut season of college.
Trae Young could have played college basketball just about anywhere, but he chose to stay close to home. Even his dad wasn't sure about that at first. The five-star point guard wants to lead a revival of "Sooner Magic" in Norman.