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

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

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

  • Tulsa women announce non-conference schedule

    Updated: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The University of Tulsa women's basketball team has announced a non-conference schedule that includes games against Arkansas, cross-town rival Oral Roberts and a Thanksgiving tournament in Florida. TU opens the season with home games Nov. 14 and Nov. 17 against Northern Iowa...

  • US under-18 women win FIBA Americas title

    Updated: Sun, Aug 10, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A'ja Wilson led the U.S. under-18 women to the FIBA Americas title, scoring 25 points in 21 minutes in a 104-74 victory over Canada on Saturday night. Wilson, from Hopkins, South Carolina, was 9 of 13 from the field and had 11 rebounds. Napheesa Collier of...

  • US under-18 women beat Argentina 97-51

    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A'ja Wilson led the U.S. under-18 women to the final in the FIBA Americas tournament, scoring 23 points in a 97-51 semifinal victory over Argentina on Saturday night. The United States will play Canada in the final Sunday. Canada beat Brazil 67-60. Wilson, from...

  • Hoosiers hire Moren as women's basketball coach

    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana hired Teri Moren as its new head coach Saturday. Moren spent the last five seasons as Indiana State's head coach and led the Sycamores to their first 20-win season in eight years and played in the WNIT last season. The Seymour native was an Indiana All-Star in...

  • Allonzo Trier: A complicated case study of basketball free agency

    Published: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    High school senior Allonzo Trier’s path through the world of basketball recruiting has taken him to five cities in as many years. Next stop: Vegas. The former OKC Storm standout  may be the purest high school basketball scorer in the country, and the most devoted to his craft. He’s never...

  • Collected Wisdom: Courtney Paris, Tulsa Shock center and former OU basketball star

    Interviewed by Ed Godfrey | Published: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    Courtney Paris is enjoying her best season in the Women’s National Basketball Association. The starting center for the Tulsa Shock, Paris is nearly averaging a double-double on the season, and her professional career seems rejuvenated.

  • US under-18 women beat Canada 107-76

    Updated: Fri, Aug 8, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Napheesa Collier had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the U.S. women's team beat Canada 107-76 on Friday night in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship to finish pool play 3-0. Collier, from O'Fallon, Missouri, also had four steals. Brianna Turner of Pearland,...

  • Louisiana Tech adds Hulse as assistant

    Updated: Fri, Aug 8, 2014

    RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech head baseball coach Greg Goff has added J.D. Hulse to his coaching staff as an assistant for the Bulldogs' upcoming 2014-15 campaign. Hulse, who spent the last two seasons at Birmingham-Southern, joins Goff's first-year coaching staff, which is comprised of...

  • Judge grants motion in Tennessee-Jennings suit

    Updated: Fri, Aug 8, 2014

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A judge denied one of Tennessee's motions for protective order and granted another in former Lady Vols media director Debby Jennings' lawsuit against the university and athletic director Dave Hart. U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Guyton denied a motion that would have...

  • US under-18 girls rout El Salvador 118-50

    Updated: Thu, Aug 7, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Destinee Walker scored 18 points to help the United States beat El Salvador 118-50 on Thursday night in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship. Walker, from Ocoee, Florida, was 4 of 4 from 3-point range. Jessica Shepard of Fremont, Nebraska, added 17 points, and...

  • Chattanooga women add Jacksonville transfer Alford

    Updated: Thu, Aug 7, 2014

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Queen Alford, who led Jacksonville in scoring each of the last two years, is transferring to Chattanooga. Alford, a 5-foot-10 guard from Decatur, Georgia, will sit out the 2014-15 season due to NCAA transfer rules before she becomes eligible to play for the Lady Mocs...

  • Williamson in charge of refs in Big East, American

    Updated: Thu, Aug 7, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Debbie Williamson has been hired by the Big East and American Athletic Conference as coordinator of women's basketball officiating. Willamson has served in the same role for the NCAA since 2011 after joining in 2006 as secretary-rules editor of officials. She replaces Barbara...

  • US under-18 girls rout Mexico 104-55

    Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Jessica Shepard and Brianna Turner each scored 16 points to help the United States beat Mexico 104-55 on Wednesday night in its first game in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship. Turner, from Pearland, Texas, also had seven rebounds. Shepard is from Fremont,...

  • Burroughs promotes MuCullough, adds new volunteer

    Updated: Wed, Aug 6, 2014

    NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Northwestern State baseball coach Lane Burroughs has promoted volunteer assistant G.T. MuCullough to a full-time assistant's position and brought on Nick Ammiriati as the team's new volunteer. Burroughs announced the staff changes Tuesday in a news release. It's the...

  • Oklahoma basketball: Sooners to face UCLA in Battle 4 Atlantis

    BY RYAN ABER | Published: Tue, Aug 5, 2014

    The Sooners will get a tough test from the outset, facing UCLA at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Imperial Arena at the Atlantis resort. The game will be televised on ESPN2.


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