Oklahoma basketball: Nicole Griffin leads Sooners past Arkansas

By The Associated Press Published: November 23, 2012
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— Nicole Griffin scored a career-high 19 points to help No. 13 Oklahoma beat Arkansas 73-70 on Friday in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.

Whitney Hand had 14 points and nine rebounds. Morgan Hook had 14 points and eight rebounds. Maddie Manning added 10 points.

Griffin was 8 of 11 from the field. The Sooners (3-1) led 26-19 at halftime.

Arkansas was paced by a 30-point performance from Keira Peak, her career high. Peak was 12 of 19 from the field and 4 of 8 from 3-point range.

Cali Berna added 16 points for the Razorbacks (3-1).

The Sooners play Oregon at 6 p.m. Saturday.


NO. 13 OKLAHOMA VS. OREGON

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu

TV: None

Radio: KEBC-AM 1560, KREF- AM 1400

Live webcast: SoonerSports.tv

Three things to know

1. Oklahoma beat Arkansas 73-70 Friday in the Sooners' Rainbow Wahine Showdown opener, moving OU to 3-1 on the season.

2. Oregon was 0-2 entering the tournament; the Ducks played Hawaii late Friday in Honolulu.

3. This will be the first-ever meeting between OU and Oregon. Oklahoma is 0-2 all-time against Pac-12 teams in Honolulu.

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