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

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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

  • UCLA's hallowed basketball arena flooded

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Not even two years after Pauley Pavilion underwent a $136-million renovation, UCLA is probably going to have to put more money aside to restore the hallowed basketball arena, according to Yahoo Sports. Flood water from a major water main break just north of the UCLA campus Tuesday evening left...

  • NCAA puts Henderson State on probation

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — The NCAA has placed Henderson State on two years of probation and fined the school $2,500 for rules violations by the women's basketball program, including a coach offering a loan to a prospective athlete, exceeding phone contact limits and holding impermissible tryouts...

  • Former Verdigris standout Rotnei Clarke: No hard feelings about Arkansas departure

    Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    BELLA VISTA — Rotnei Clarke didn’t finish his college career with the Arkansas basketball program, transferring to Butler after his junior season. The departure didn't change the former Verdigris star's opinion of Arkansas, though. Clarke, who has signed a 10-month contract to play his...

  • Arkansas State extends contract of Brian Boyer

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State has announced that women's basketball coach Brian Boyer has agreed to a new three-year contract. ASU athletic director Terry Mohajir says Boyer's new contract extends through the 2016-17 season. ASU went 22-12 last season and 14-4 in the Sun Belt...

  • Indiana women's basketball coach resigns

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Curt Miller spent two seasons rebuilding the Indiana women's basketball team. He won't be around to direct the finished project. On Friday, Miller surprised many by resigning as the Hoosiers coach because of health and family reasons. "As you know, this was a most...

  • UALR hires assistant baseball coach from OSU

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced the hiring of a volunteer assistant baseball coach from Oklahoma State University. UALR baseball coach Chris Curry announced Roland Fanning as the Trojans' newest assistant coach on Friday. Fanning joins the UALR...

  • Big East to hold 2015 baseball tournament in Omaha

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Big East Conference will hold its 2015 baseball tournament at TD Ameritrade Park. The conference announced Friday that athletic directors had approved championship sites for 16 sports in 2014-15. The baseball tournament is set for May 21-24. TD Ameritrade Park hosted the...

  • Cardinals to face Kentucky, Cal in non-league play

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will prepare to enter the Atlantic Coast Conference with a non-conference schedule featuring Final Four participant Cal and in-state rivals Kentucky and Western Kentucky. The Cardinals will face seven 20-win teams among 11 postseason participants last spring....

  • UALR names assistant baseball coach

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — University of Arkansas at Little Rock baseball coach Chris Curry has named Russell Raley the Trojans' new assistant coach. Raley has spent the past six seasons on the staffs at Oklahoma, Texas Tech and Incarnate Word. Curry says Raley will coach infielders and hitters....

  • College of Charleston president orders second investigation of Doug Wojcik

    Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell has ordered a second investigation of embattled basketball coach Doug Wojcik based on new allegations of a physical confrontation with a player and verbal abuse of athletic department staff. One of the allegations in the new report includes a...

  • Lady Vols coach wants a stronger finishing touch

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Holly Warlick believes Tennessee's bid to return to national title contention is more a mental hurdle than a physical test. The Lady Vols were rolling going into last season's NCAA tournament. The momentum carried only so far and Tennessee lost in a regional semifinal....

  • Rogers State coach signs 6 in recruiting class

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) — Rogers State University women's basketball coach Bobby Cope has announced the six players who make up his first recruiting class heading into the 2014-15 season. Jordan Evans, from Tulsa; Amari Jones, also from Tulsa; Jalissa Felici, from Bellevue, Nebraska; and Taylor...

  • Gail Goestenkors quits WNBA job, enters hoops hall

    Updated: Mon, Jul 21, 2014

    This was a roller-coaster weekend for Gail Goestenkors. On the day she resigned as an assistant coach of the Los Angeles Sparks, it was announced she would enter the women's basketball Hall of Fame in 2015. "I thought the timing was absolutely perfect if there is such a thing," said...

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Kurt Budke elected to Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

    By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer | Published: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Oklahoma State coach Kurt Budke, who died in a 2011 plane crash, has been posthumously elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Joining Budke in the class are four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie, former Houston Comets star Janeth Arcain, University of Georgia standout Janet...

  • Leslie headlines 2015 women's Hall of Fame class

    Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

    Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday. She is joined by former Houston Comets star Janeth Arcain, University of Georgia standout Janet Harris, former Duke coach Gail Goestenkors, longtime Oregon high...


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