Oklahoma's Sharane Campbell, left, and Joanna McFarland celebrate during the second half of a first-round game against Central Michigan in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio. Oklahoma beat Central Michigan 78-73. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete) ORG XMIT: OHJL109

Oklahoma women top Central Michigan

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Joanna McFarland had 18 points and a career-high 17 rebounds and Aaryn Ellenberg scored 18 of her 22 points in the second half Saturday to lead sixth-seeded Oklahoma to a 78-73 victory over Central Michigan in a first-round NCAA women's tournament game.

Cowgirls have little NCAA experience but have seen lots of tough competition

Sports | Published: Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Toni Young is the only Oklahoma State player who's played in the NCAA Tournament, but the Cowgirls have been tested by a tough Big 12 slate that includes defending champion Baylor.

San Diego State sends Sooners packing from NCAA Tournament

Sports | Published: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Jamaal Franklin scored 21 points, James Rahon had 17 and San Diego State beat Oklahoma 70-55 on Friday night to earn its third NCAA Tournament victory.

Grading OU's performance against SDSU: Crunchtime offense gets an 'F'

Sports | Published: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The Sooners played San Diego State tough early and even had a halftime lead. But the Aztecs won going away, and the grades reflect that.

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NCAA Basketball Tournament Articles from The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com

  • UConn coach Geno Auriemma hits win No. 899 over Temple

    Updated: 38 min ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 17 points and UConn coach Geno Auriemma won career game No. 899 in the No. 2 Huskies' 83-49 win over Temple on Sunday. Auriemma can become the sixth head coach in Division I women's basketball history to reach 900 wins with a win Tuesday against...

  • No. 10 Kentucky beats No. 21 Georgia 80-72 behind O'Neill

    Updated: 39 min ago

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 21 points to lead No. 10 Kentucky to an 80-72 win over No. 21 Georgia on Sunday. O'Neill, a senior, scored eight of Kentucky's final 10 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:27 remaining to give the Wildcats a 73-72 lead. Kentucky (17-5, 6-3...

  • TCU women use late surge to upset No. 14 Texas 64-59

    Updated: 42 min ago

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Veja Hamilton scored 16 points and TCU broke a tie with seven straight points down the stretch on Sunday to upset No. 14 Texas 65-59. The Longhorns scored six straight points on free throws by Ariel Atkins, the last four with 2:26 remaining after a foul and technical on...

  • Loyd leads No. 4 Notre Dame to 92-63 win over Wake Forest

    Updated: 59 min ago

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Lindsay Allen added 18 and No. 4 Notre Dame forced 30 turnovers in a 92-63 win over Wake Forest on Sunday. The Fighting Irish (21-2, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) took control with a 14-0 run in the first half and ended a threat by the...

  • Kresl leads Colorado women past Arizona 81-69

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Lexy Kresl scored 20 points and Jen Reese added 19 to help Colorado beat Arizona 81-69 on Sunday. Kresl hit four 3-pointers on 7-of-14 shooting from the field. Reese made 8 of 14 shots and grabbed eight rebounds. Jasmine Sborov had 16 points, nine rebounds and seven...

  • No. 22 Rutgers women pull away late, beat Penn State 76-65

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 25 points and Tyler Scaife added 21 to help No. 22 Rutgers beat Penn State 76-65 on Sunday for its fourth consecutive win. It was Copper's sixth 20-plus point game this season. Betnijah Laney recorded her 14th straight double-double with 16 points...

  • No. 17 Duke looks for consistency during up-and-down year

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Coach Joanne P. McCallie doesn't always know what she's going to get from No. 17 Duke. Her Blue Devils (15-6, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) have been good enough to knock off No. 10 Kentucky and take top-ranked South Carolina to the final seconds. They've also been bad...

  • Bedlam basketball: Oklahoma State can't hold on after fast start

    BY JOHN HELSLEY | Published: Sat, Jan 31, 2015

    As well as things were going for the Cowboys in the first half Saturday night, they left themselves open for much regret. And the regret, realized when Oklahoma rallied for a 64-56 win before an announced sellout of 13,611 at Gallagher-Iba Arena, could last a while.

  • Bedlam basketball: Sooners come to life with fast-break flurries

    BY BERRY TRAMEL | Published: Sat, Jan 31, 2015

    OU trailed by as many as 12 in the first half and by seven at halftime but rallied from both deficits with fast-break flurries.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Brittney Martin's jumper wins it for Cowgirls at Iowa State

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Jan 31, 2015

    Brittney Martin hit the game-winning jump shot with one second left as the Oklahoma State women’s basketball team edged Iowa State 63-62 Saturday at Hilton Coliseum.

  • No. 7 Oregon State women rout USC 68-35

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Even when the offense wasn't quite working, No. 7 Oregon State could rely on its defense. "The old saying, defense wins games," guard Jamie Weisner said. "Our offense was a little stagnant to begin with, but we just putting it on defensively and finally our offense...

  • No. 19 Princeton women cruise past Dartmouth 83-65

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Alex Wheatley scored 17 points and Annie Tarakchian and Blake Dietrick each had 15 to lead No. 19 Princeton to an 83-65 win over Dartmouth on Saturday. Coming off a three-week break for finals, the Tigers (19-0, 3-0 Ivy League) handily won two road games to match top-ranked...

  • Gray leads Cal women to 82-58 romp over Washington

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Reshanda Gray scored 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as California led wire-to-wire to post a lopsided, 82-58 Pac-12 win over Washington Saturday. Cal (15-5, 7-2 Pac-12) ended a two-game losing skid to Washington and kept the Golden Bears in the top four in conference....

  • Alleyne carries Oregon women past UCLA 67-65

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Jillian Alleyne scored the final 10 points, including a last-second layup to lift Oregon past UCLA, 67-65 to open the second half of the Pac-12 season Saturday. The Ducks (9-11, 2-7 Pac-12) completed a season sweep of UCLA by holding the Bruins without a field goal after...

  • No. 12 Stanford women dominate 2nd half, top WSU 75-56

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Amber Orrange scored 15 points, Erin McCall added 14 and No. 12 Stanford took control in the second half to beat Washington State 75-56 on Saturday. Lili Thompson and Karlie Samuelson had 10 apiece for the Cardinal (16-5, 8-1 Pac 12), who are now 59-0 against the...


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