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'

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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

  • Oklahoma high school athletes signing list: Dec. 23, 2014

    Published: Tue, Dec 23, 2014

    BASEBALL Blake Brewster, Moore (OU) Chase Burgess, Jenks (NEO) Joel Davis, Midwest City/Seminole St. (Texas A&M) Jonathan Davis, Edmond North (Ark.-Little Rock) Aiden Doherty, Deer Creek (NSU) Jackson Goddard, Holland Hall (Kansas) Dylan Grove, Moore (OU) Thomas Hughes,...

  • Ratings watch: Dallas Cowboys-Indianapolis Colts telecast gets 18.0 on Oklahoma City's KWTV-9

    COMPILED BY MEL BRACHT | Yesterday

    Thunder fans stay up late to watch team on West Coast as telecasts of Thunder-Lakers and Thunder-Golden State get strong ratings.

  • Tyler Summitt easing into head coaching career

    Yesterday

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tyler Summitt stares through his wire-rimmed glasses at a recent Louisiana Tech women's basketball practice, watching with intensity as his players sprint, shift and shout instructions to each other during a drill emphasizing zone defense. He sees something he doesn't...

  • OU basketball: Sooners set NCAA record in 85-51 win over Weber State

    BY RYAN ABER, Staff Writer | Yesterday

    The Sooners scored 39 consecutive points in the first half, breaking the record for scoring run against an NCAA opponent.

  • Oregon State rises in AP women's poll

    Yesterday

    All signs pointed to the Pac-12 having one of its most competitive seasons ever. A month in and preseason favorites Stanford and Cal are struggling while Oregon State and Arizona State are surging. The Beavers went on the road this past week and handed North Carolina its first loss of the...

  • South Carolina women remain No. 1 in AP Poll

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Stanford had an unsuccessful trip east while Oregon State stayed unbeaten. The Cardinal lost at Chattanooga and Tennessee to fall to 16th in The Associated Press women's basketball poll Monday. It's the lowest Stanford has been in the Top 25 since Jan. 2, 2006, when the Cardinal were also...

  • OU dismisses men’s hoops support staff member

    BY JASON KERSEY AND RYAN ABER, Staff Writers | Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    Oklahoma basketball strength coach Jozsef Szendrei has been dismissed after the OU compliance staff discovered an NCAA extra-benefit violation, sources confirmed Monday evening. The violation came during the men’s basketball team’s trip to the Bahamas for the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament late...

  • No. 14 Georgia remains undefeated 62-43 over Belmont

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Shacobia Barbee had 13 points on Monday night, and Marjorie Butler sparked No. 14 Georgia's second-half run to get past Belmont and remain undefeated with a 62-43 win. Butler hit a jumper and 3-pointer in a 1:22 span that started the Bulldogs' 13-0 run to go up 46-30 with...

  • SE Oklahoma's Williams is player of the week

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Great American Conference says Emily Williams of Southeastern Oklahoma State turned in the league's top performance last week. The senior from Martins Mill, Texas, had 34 points against Cameron and 21 points against Oklahoma Wesleyan. She averaged 27.5 points per...

  • Bonnie Samuelson lifts No. 16 Stanford past UC Davis 71-59

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bonnie Samuelson scored a career-high 30 points and No. 16 Stanford turned back UC Davis 71-59 on Monday to end a two-game losing streak that saw the Cardinal drop out of the top 10 for the first time since Jan. 16, 2009. Samuelson hit 8 of 13 shots, including 6 of 10...

  • Ohio State takes down No. 21 West Virginia 96-54

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored an Ohio State freshman record 39 points in 27 minutes as Ohio State took down No. 21 West Virginia 96-54 on Monday to snap the Mountaineers' seven-game winning streak. Mitchell made 12 of 18 shots, including 8 of 10 from beyond the arc, and hit 7 of...

  • St. John's gives coach Joe Tartamella extension

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — St. John's signed women's basketball coach Joe Tartamella to a contract extension through the 2019-20 season Monday. The 35-year-old coach has been with the program for more than a decade serving as the school's head coach for the past few seasons. He guided the Red Storm to...

  • South Carolina stays No. 1 in AP women's poll

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    South Carolina is No. 1 in The Associated Press women's poll for the fifth straight week while Stanford has its lowest ranking in nearly nine years. The Gamecocks had a busy week, sweeping Hampton, Central Michigan and Liberty by an average of 32 points. Connecticut and Texas stay second and...

  • No. 21 Mississippi State rolls past Miami (Ohio) 68-42

    Updated: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Victoria Vivians scored 20 points to lead No. 21 Mississippi State to a 68-42 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Sunday in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic. Mississippi State is now one of only seven unbeaten teams in Division I. Breanna Richardson added 12 points for Mississippi...

  • OU women's basketball: Sooners fall in Big 12-SEC Challenge to Arkansas

    From staff reports | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    The Oklahoma women fell to Arkansas 71-64 in the Big 12-SEC Challenge in North Little Rock, Ark., on Sunday at Verizon Arena. The loss was the third straight for the Sooners, who fell to 5-5 on the season.



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