- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma is adding two of the school’s former athletes and NCAA champions to its wrestling coaching staff.

Wrestling coach Mark Cody announced Tuesday that Andrew Howe has been hired as an assistant coach, while Kendric Maple will serve as a volunteer assistant coach.

Howe is a four-time All-American, while Maple earned three All-American honors. The pair joins assistant coach Michael Lightner, who is also an NCAA champion and four-time All-American.

Howe won the 2010 NCAA Championship at 165 pounds and compiled a 122-10 overall record.

Maple posted an overall record of 127-25, placing him sixth for career wins at OU. He became the 25th Sooner to become a three-time All-American after he finished eighth at 149 pounds at the 2014 NCAA Championships.

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