A national championship in men’s basketball and strong postseason performances in baseball and men’s golf propelled Oklahoma City University to victory in the 2007-08 SAC Cup, measuring the overall strength of Sooner Athletic Conference member schools.


A national championship in men’s basketball and strong postseason performances in baseball and men’s golf propelled Oklahoma City University to victory in the 2007-08 SAC Cup, measuring the overall strength of Sooner Athletic Conference member schools.
Each recognized SAC sport with six or more teams participating awarded 60 points to its regular-season champion, with 55 points for the runner-up and declining each spot in increments of five points.
Additionally, teams that won the NAIA championship were awarded 10 bonus points.
Bonus points were also available for national runner-up semifinalists or top four and quarterfinalists or top eight. Only the school’s top six sports were counted.
OCU finished with a score of 372 to claim its eighth SAC Cup in the nine-year history of the award.
Oklahoma Baptist was second at 357, followed by Wayland Baptist at 343, Lubbock Christian at 313, Oklahoma Christian at 308, Southern Nazarene at 300, Rogers State at 255, St. Gregory’s at 233, Northwestern at 215, USAO at 195, John Brown at 155 and Mid-America Christian at 105.
The Stars won the national championship in men’s basketball and finished third nationally in baseball and men’s golf. Oklahoma Baptist was a quarterfinalist in men’s basketball, took third in men’s outdoor track and was fifth in women’s outdoor track.
Wayland Baptist won a national title in women’s outdoor track and had top eight finishes in men’s golf and women’s cross country. Lubbock Christian won the national title in softball and was a women’s basketball quarterfinalist.
Oklahoma Christian was runner-up in men’s golf and St. Gregory’s had a top eight finish in softball.
The SAC also had national championships in women’s indoor track (Wayland Baptist) and women’s golf (OCU) but there was not a league championship in track and not enough participants in women’s golf.