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By Ray Fink
Director of Athletics Communications 

OBU Approved for Full NCAA Membership


SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist cleared the final hurdle in its three-year transitional journey to the NCAA Friday with a recommendation of full membership from the NCAA Membership Committee.

As full members, the Bison and Lady Bison will be able to participate in conference and NCAA postseason events. OBU's NCAA membership becomes effective Sept. 1.

"Getting the news that OBU has made it through the NCAA Division II membership process and has been accepted as a full member of the division is both an honor and a great achievement," said OBU Director of Athletics Robert Davenport.

"This could n...

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