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Oklahoma Coach Porter Moser Takes to Social Media to Shoot Down DePaul Rumors

Amid reports all day Monday that he was a leading candidate to return to Chicago and coach the Blue Demons, Moser said there was "zero truth" to the rumors.

Porter Moser has finally had enough.

Oklahoma’s basketball coach has been the subject of continuing rumors and even media reports that he’s interested or at least a leading candidate to take the job at DePaul.

Things heated up so much on Monday that even ESPN’s Jeff Borzello filed a report on Moser and the Blue Demons,.

But while out to dinner with his team in Kansas City before the Big 12 Tournament (the Sooners play TCU on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at T-Mobile Center), Moser decided enough was enough and took to social to shoot down everything on Twitter.

“Heard all the rumors this afternoon,” he wrote with a face palm emoji, “and want to say emphatically THERE IS ZERO TRUTH!!

“I LOVE Oklahoma and Sooner Nation.”

“These accounts make stuff up and there is no validity to any of these “sources” b/c I have spoken to NO ONE about any job!!”

"Talks aren't as advanced as social media would lead you to believe," Borzello wrote, "but there's interest and DePaul has expressed it would be willing to pay Moser's buyout, which is around $6.5 million, sources told ESPN."

Moser, 55, is wrapping up his third season at the helm of the Sooners after 10 seasons at Loyola Chicago. Moser, a native of the Chicago suburb of Naperville, IL, seems to have become a natural fallback for media reports seeking candidates to fill jobs in or near Chicago.

In three seasons in Norman, Moser has built a 55-44 record but has yet to land an NCAA Tournament bid. This year’s team is 20-11 overall and is projected to make the field of 68.