Oklahoma basketball: Sooner women pick up program's 700th all-time win

Aaryn Ellenberg scored 18 points as OU beat Kansas State 72-57.
by Jason Kersey Published: February 20, 2013

“Tonight was fun, and that’s what we were trying to do,” McFarland said. “We were trying to take a deep breath and just go back to having fun. That’s what got us here.”

Griffin’s increasing confidence and production also played a key role; entering Wednesday, she had averaged 15.4 points and shot a team-high 55 percent from the field.

Against Kansas State, she extended her career-long streak of double-figure scoring games to seven.

“I’m confident ... I’ve been a lot better with being more patient,” Griffin said.

Senior guard Brittney Chambers led K-State with 21 points and nine rebounds, and freshman Brianna Craig added 12 points and eight boards. The Wildcats (13-13, 4-10 Big 12) have now lost three straight games.

The skid snapped, Oklahoma shifts its focus to Saturday’s 2 p.m. Bedlam tilt with Oklahoma State inside Gallagher-Iba Arena.

OU won the season’s first round of Bedlam, beating the Cowgirls 80-61 Feb. 10 in Norman. OSU snapped an eight-game series losing streak last season in Stillwater.

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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