Big 12 baseball tournament: OU plays West Virginia, Oklahoma State opens against Texas

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Big 12 baseball seeds announced

Oklahoma is seeded third, and Oklahoma State is seeded fourth for the Big 12 Baseball Tournament, which will be held this week at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Seeds were determined late Saturday after each team finished their regular-season schedules.

OSU faces No. 5-seeded Texas at 9 a.m. Wednesday (ESPNU); TCU, the tournament's top seed, follows with a game against No. 8 Baylor at 12:30 p.m (ESPN+); No. 2 Texas Tech takes on No. 7 Kansas State at 4 (ESPN+); and OU plays No. 6 seeded West Virginia at 7:30 (ESPN+).

The tournament lasts through Sunday. Ticket information is available at TexasRangers.com/Big 12. ...

Texas Tech recovered from a fast start by Oklahoma and beat the Sooners 10-2 late Saturday in Lubbock. The Sooners scored all of their runs in the first inning. The Red Raiders countered with five in the bottom half of the inning. ...

Jake Thompson and Nolan McLean had three hits apiece to lead Oklahoma State to a 9-5 victory over Baylor in Waco, Texas. Baylor had a 3-0 lead after the first inning, but it was all Cowboys from there.

Sooners in national finals against Texas

The Oklahoma women's tennis team advanced to the NCAA championship match by beating No. 3 Duke 4-3 late Saturday night in Champaign, Illinois. The No. 2-ranked Sooners were set to face No. 4 Texas at 7 p.m. Sunday.

OU is in the national championship match for the first time in program history.

Saturday's match against Duke was decided when freshman Emma Staker defeated fifth-year senior Eliza Omirou 6-0, 5-7, 6-0 on court six. Layne Sleeth and Alexandra Pisareva also won singles matches for the Sooners.

OU picked up the doubles point early in the match, when Ivana Corley and Carmen Corley won as well as Sleeth and Pisareva.

"I can't fathom the feeling, it's still so raw," OU head coach Audra Cohen said. "This is about a group of women that came together and created this momentum that absolutley contagious."

Heat beat Celtics, take series lead

Bam Adebayo scored 31 points with 10 rebounds to lead Miami to a 109-103 victory in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston. The Heat blew a 26-point first-half lead and lost Jimmy Butler to a knee injury but held on. Jaylen Brown scored 40 for Boston. Game 4 is Monday night in Boston.

ETC. The NBA has fined the Dallas Mavericks a third time in the playoffs because of violations of rules regarding their bench. The fine has doubled each time. The latest is $100,000 after Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at Golden State. Several Mavericks players have stood for most or all of the games during the playoffs. The fines have been for players and coaches standing for extended periods, straying too far from the bench and encroaching on the court during game action

Extra points

OKC DODGERS: Zach McKinstry, Miguel Vargas and Stefen Romero each hit home runs to help the Dodgers beat Sugar Land 7-2 on Sunday. Oklahoma City (26-16) starting pitcher Ryan Pepiot was strong, blanking the Space Cowboys (16-26) on a hit, one walk and six strikeouts over five innings.

Late Saturday, Romero drove in three runs, including two on a home run, and the Dodgers beat Sugar Land, 3-2.

VOLLEYBALL: USA Volleyball will induct the Oklahoma Charge amateur team into its Hall of Fame on Wednesday in Orlando, Florida. Former OU coach Santiago Restrepo is in charge of the team with former college standout Kelly Files as his assitant. The Charge is the first team from Oklahoma to be inducted.

TENNIS: Two-time French Open finalist Dominic Thiem’s losing streak reached 10 matches with a first-round exit at Roland Garros as he works his way back from a torn tendon in his right wrist. Thiem bowed out 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 against Hugo Dellien, a Bolivian ranked 87th who had a 2-7 career record in Grand Slam matches.

NFL: A person familiar with the deal tells AP that free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has agreed to re-sign with the Cleveland Browns. Clowney, who revived his career last season with Cleveland playing opposite All-Pro end Myles Garrett, will sign a one-year, $11 million contract.

Staff and wire reports

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