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Oklahoma Fans Are Upset With ESPN Over This SportsCenter Tweet

A view of Oklahoma fans during a Sooners football game.

NORMAN, OK - NOVEMBER 12: Oklahoma Sooners fans cheer on their team against the Texas A&M Aggies in the first half on November 12, 2005 at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma won 36-30. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Oklahoma fans are a bit peeved - understandably - with ESPN after a tweet from the SportsCenter account on Thursday afternoon.

Oklahoma lost to Rhode Island in overtime on Thursday in their First Round matchup in the 2018 NCAA Tournament. Though while the Sooners did lose, nobody on the planet would categorize the loss as a choke-job. The two teams traded leads throughout the game. In the final four minutes, neither team led by more than four points.

ESPN's SportsCenter Twitter handle, though, kind of made it seem otherwise.

After the game, SportsCenter ran a graphic, showing that both Oklahoma football and Oklahoma basketball had coughed up leads in the final two minutes of their respective "playoff" games.

Technically, it's right. After a Trae Young three-pointer with just over two minutes to play, Oklahoma did lead 67-66. So yes, the Sooners did cough up a one-point lead in the final two minutes.

Oklahoma football, too, did give up a lead in final two minutes against Georgia. But it was 2-yard touchdown run from Nick Chubb that tied the score at 45-45. It's not like they blew a 20-point lead in the waning seconds.

Here's the tweet:

In short - it's a stretch, even if it's true. Oklahoma fans are letting the network have it in response.