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

  • Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 85-67 victory


    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — No. 6 North Carolina is seeking consistency and coach Sylvia Hatchell hopes the Tar Heels find it soon. Allisha Gray scored 20 points, Stephanie Mavunga had her third double-double this season and the Tar Heels (11-1) used a strong second half to top Elon 85-67 at the...

  • No. 19 Oklahoma St rallies for 66-62 win over USC


    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It wasn't pretty, but Oklahoma State's run of nonconference dominance remains intact. Liz Donohoe scored 21 points, Roshunda Johnson added 17 more and the No. 19 Cowgirls rallied in the second half to beat Southern California 66-62 on Sunday. Oklahoma State (9-1) improved to...

  • Davenport layup lifts Texas past Texas A&M 67-65


    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Everything was set up with the postseason in mind at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, the site of this season's Southeastern Conference women's tournament. The two headliners lived up to the billing in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. Led by Empress Davenport's layup...

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Cowboys fall to No. 17 Maryland

    By John Helsley, Staff Writer, jhelsley@opubco.com | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

    No. 17 Maryland used an early second-half surge to build a big lead on its way to a 73-64 win over the Cowboys before an estimated 10,000 at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

  • Moseley, No. 14 Maryland cruise by Coppin State 110-51


    BALTIMORE (AP) — Brene Moseley had 18 points and eight assists and No. 14 Maryland cruised to a 110-51 victory over Coppin State on Sunday. Shatori Walker-Kimbrough added 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting for the Terrapins (9-2), who broke the 100-point threshold on A'Lexus Harrison's putback with...

  • No. 1 South Carolina beats Liberty 84-44


    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just a freshman, A'ja Wilson has already emerged as a top threat for South Carolina. Wilson came off the bench for 17 points and 10 rebounds to get her second career double-double and No. 1 South Carolina cruised past Liberty 84-44 Sunday. Aleighsa Welch scored 15 points and...

  • No. 5 Irish beat St. Joseph's 64-50


    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame freshman Brianna Turner didn't want to rush her return to the lineup, but Irish coach Muffet McGraw was elated to have her back. Turner responded with 19 points in 31 minutes Sunday for No. 5 Notre Dame in a 64-50 win over Saint Joseph's. After missing three...

  • No. 21 Mississippi State trounces Illinois-Chicago 73-36

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday. Victoria Vivians had 12 points overall and Dominique Dillingham had all 10 of her points in the first half as Mississippi State (13-0)...

  • Oklahoma basketball: No. 15 Sooners lose a close one to No. 16 Washington

    By ADAM SOBOLESKI, Associated Press | Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    The Huskies (10-0) led by as many as 20 in the first half, but only scored three points in the final 4:01 of the game. Jordan Woodard had a look at a potential winning jumper for the Sooners in the final seconds, but he missed and Andrew Andrews grabbed the rebound.

  • No. 16 Oregon St women coast past Nevada 73-50

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gabriella Hanson scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out five assists to lead No. 16 Oregon State to a 73-50 win Saturday night over Nevada in the closing round of the New Orleans Shootout. Samantha Siegner contributed 15 points while Jaime Weisner and Sydney...

  • No. 9 Baylor beats No. 18 Michigan State 84-65

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Baylor went from having to deal with first-half turnover problems Friday night against No. 19 Syracuse to a slow-shooting start against No. 18 Michigan State on Saturday. Once again, the No. 9 Bears found a way to overcome the obstacles, this time rallying from a...

  • Theriot with 31, lifts No. 12 Nebraska past High Point 83-57

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Rachel Theriot scored a season-high 31 points, and Tear'a Laudermill chipped in 22 to help No. 12 Nebraska roll to an 83-57 victory over High Point on Saturday. Theriot dished out five assists and made 13 of her career-high 24 attempts from the floor to pick up her second...

  • No. 22 West Virginia turns back Marshall 69-56

    Updated: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bria Holmes scored 16 points, Lanay Montgomery had 15 points and 14 rebounds as No. 22 West Virginia used a strong first half to beat Marshall 69-56 on Saturday. Averee Fields added 12 points and Teana Muldrow had 14 rebounds for the Mountaineers (9-1), who outrebounded...

  • Oklahoma State basketball: Maryland offers Cowboys a measuring stick

    By John Helsley, Staff Writer | Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    The Cowboys are 9-1, yet there’s still no great feel for how good this team is or how good it can be, due to a soft nonconference schedule that has yet to present a ranked opponent.

  • Oklahoma State basketball: A look at the rugged seven-game stretch coming up for OSU

    By John Helsley | Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    Oklahoma State’s early season schedule has offered few challenges. That’s all about to change, beginning with No. 17 Maryland’s visit to Gallagher-Iba Arena on Sunday.


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