Sooners G Warren out indefinitely

Oklahoma guard Willie Warren is out indefinitely after being

diagnosed with mononucleosis.

Warren, the Sooners’ leading scorer with a 16.2-point

average, did not travel with the team for Saturday’s 97-76 loss at

Oklahoma State.

Coach Jeff Capel says he doesn’t know how long Warren will be

out because “it varies for each guy.” The viral illness can linger

for weeks and even months in some individuals.

Warren received votes for The Associated Press’ preseason

All-America team and had been considered a potential NBA draft

prospect last year before returning for his sophomore season at


He ranks 10th in the Big 12 in scoring.