Team Presents Championship Trophy to OBU
SHAWNEE, Okla. – The Oklahoma Baptist University men’s basketball team presented the James A. Naismith Award for the National Championship to President David Whitlock during the weekly chapel service Wednesday, March 31. The team clenched the championship Tuesday, March 23, in Kansas City. head coach Doug Tolin was named as Coach of the Year. ( Photo by Bill Pope)
Located in Shawnee, Okla., offers 10 bachelor’s degrees with 83 fields of study. The Christian liberal arts university has an overall enrollment of 1,764, with students from 39 states and 14 other countries. has been rated as one of the top 10 comprehensive colleges in the West by U.S. News and World Report for 18 consecutive years and has been Oklahoma’s highest rated comprehensive college in the U.S. News rankings for 16 consecutive years. For 2010, Forbes.com ranked as the top university in Oklahoma, and listed the university as No. 74 in its “America’s Best College Buys” ranking.