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Coach Jeff Capel fired at Oklahoma

Updated: March 14, 2011, 11:32 PM ET
Associated Press

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma fired coach Jeff Capel on Monday after he followed a trip to the NCAA tournament's regional finals with the program's first back-to-back losing seasons since 1967.

Capel was 96-69 in five seasons in charge of the Sooners, but just 17-36 the past two after Blake Griffin entered the NBA draft early and became the No. 1 overall pick.

"After careful consideration, it has been determined that our men's basketball program would be best served by a change of direction," ...

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