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Oklahoma scene: Barons add two players to roster

WNIT tickets for Oklahoma State-San Diego game on sale. Randy Gipson resigns as Northeastern State women's basketball coach.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: March 26, 2012
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The Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League added two players to the roster Monday, defenseman Ryan Lowery and forward Cameron Abney from its Double-A affiliate, the Stockton Thunder.

Both players have split time this season between Oklahoma City and Stockton. Lowery has 14 points in 48 games this season; Abney, a 6-foot-5, 205-pounder, will bring another physical presence to the Barons' lineup. Abney has five points and 141 penalty minutes in 52 games.

Lowery will give the Barons a little security on the defensive end with Taylor Chorney suffering an undisclosed injury during Sunday's 4-1 loss to Grand Rapids in the Cox Center.

Oklahoma City (41-18-9) has a two-game road trip this weekend, beginning 7 p.m. Friday at Milwaukee (33-27-5). The Barons visit Grand Rapids (30-26-10) at 6 p.m. Saturday.

WNIT TICKETS AVAILABLE

Tickets for the Women's National Invitational Tournament basketball game between Oklahoma State and San Diego at Gallagher-Iba Arena are on sale at the OSU ticket office. The semifinal game is 7 p.m. Wednesday in Stillwater.

Tickets are $20 for reserved seats in the 100 level; $15 for general admission; and $5 for student general admission. Go to www.okstate.com or call (877) 255-4678 to purchase or information on other ticket package options.

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*Randy Gipson has resigned as women's basketball coach after 13 seasons at Northeastern State in Tahlequah. Gipson is taking over the same position at Northwest Missouri State. Northeastern State teams were 259-120 with seven NCAA Division II Tournament appearances under Gipson. Assistant Matt Cole has been named interim coach.

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