Cowboys widen NCAA lead, Sooners hold on to second

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Oklahoma State and Oklahoma remained 1-2 in the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship following the third round Sunday, with the Cowboys enjoying a 13-stroke lead in the race for the No. 1 seed.

OSU’s Bo Jin remained the individual leader after a third-round 69 moved him to 9-under 201, two shots ahead of Turk Pettit of Clemson. Oklahoma’s Quade Cummins is third at 5-under after a third-round 68.

Oklahoma State shot a 6-under 274 Sunday. In addition to Jin, Austin Eckroat shot 67, Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra 68 and Aman Gupta 70.

For the Sooners, Jonathan Brightwell shot 69, Logan McAllister 70 and Garett Reband 75.

The NCAA Men’s Golf Championship consist of three days of stroke play on Friday thru Sunday (54 holes) with the top 15 teams and nine individuals not on an advancing team moving on. That is followed by a final day of 18 holes of stroke play on Monday to determine the top eight teams that will advance to match play and the 72-hole individual champion. The team national champion will be determined by match play. The Golf Channel will broadcast the individual championship round on Monday, and the match-play rounds on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Arkansas survived the first cut, tied for 13th and led by Tyson Reeder of Edmond, who shot a third-round 70 and is tied for 33rd individually. Mason Overstreet of Kingfisher was a sub for the third round and shot 73. The Razorbacks will have to make up 15 shots in the final round to move into the final eight.


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