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'

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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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    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

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  • Arkansas hosts Vanderbilt in college baseball

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas is set to host Vanderbilt in a three-game Southeastern Conference baseball series. The Razorbacks and Commodores will play Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Arkansas is 23-15 overall and 7-8 in the SEC while...

  • New Arkansas women's coach completes staff

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — New Arkansas women's basketball coach Jimmy Dykes has completed his coaching staff with the hiring of Chris Johnson. The university announced the hiring Thursday. Johnson comes to UA after serving as an assistant at TCU where he focused on recruiting, academic...

  • Hatchell: Star freshman DeShields leaving UNC

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

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  • A'ja Wilson ends suspense, chooses South Carolina

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

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  • OSU basketball: Cowboys sign New Orleans point guard Tyree Griffin

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

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  • Tennessee coach leaves amid toxic dysfunction

    Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

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    By Ryan Aber | Published: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

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  • NDSU names new head women's basketball coach

    Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Penn State assistant Maren (MAHR'-ehn) Walseth is the new head women's basketball coach at North Dakota State University. NDSU named Walseth to replace Carolyn DeHoff, who resigned after six seasons. Walseth has been at Penn State the past seven seasons, helping lead the...

  • College basketball: Jabari Parker still weighing options on going pro or staying at Duke

    By Ryan Aber | Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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    By Jenni Carlson, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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  • Ark.-Little Rock hosts Louisiana Tech in baseball

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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  • Gonzaga promotes assistant to head coach

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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  • Arkansas State to play at Memphis in baseball

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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  • Former Houston coach Curl dies

    Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

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