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Bedlam basketball: OU women can't come back after Cowgirls' second-half run

Oklahoma State outscored OU by 20 points in the second half, routed the Sooners 83-62 and created a regular-season Bedlam split Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
by Jason Kersey Published: February 23, 2013

Things don't get any easier; OU faces a quick turnaround before Monday's home game against No. 1 Baylor.

Oklahoma junior Aaryn Ellenberg led all scorers with 22 points Saturday; junior center Kendra Suttles led the Cowgirls (19-7 overall, 8-7 Big 12) with 19 points.

“It was all us, really,” Ellenberg said. “We could've controlled everything that happened and we didn't.”

OU coach Sherri Coale pointed to the Cowgirls' 19 offensive rebounds as a key difference in Saturday's game. In total, OSU out-rebounded Oklahoma 49-36.

“You can survive not shooting real well if you're not giving teams extra possessions,” Coale said. “We gave them 19 second shots. It's hard to win, especially on the road.”

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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