Oklahoma State women's basketball: Cowgirls have a bright future

Four starters return next season, headlined by sparkplug point guard Tiffany Bias.
by Gina Mizell Modified: March 27, 2013 at 7:36 pm •  Published: March 27, 2013
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photo - Oklahoma State's bench erupts after a big basket during the first half against Duke University in the women's NCAA Tournament at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (Greg Mintel/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)
Oklahoma State's bench erupts after a big basket during the first half against Duke University in the women's NCAA Tournament at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina, Tuesday, March 26, 2013. (Greg Mintel/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)

F Kendra Suttles: A crafty, left-handed post player who became a force once inserted into the starting lineup in February.

C LaShawn Jones: Provides size on the inside and played some key minutes down the stretch of the season.

G Kamri Anderson: Played both guard spots at times this season; not a huge threat to score but can distribute the ball and defend.

G Brittany Atkins: Redshirted her freshman season following a knee scope in October; averaged more than 29 points per game as a senior at Lincoln College Prep in Kansas City, Mo.

Who's coming in

G Roshunda Johnson: Comes from Parkview (Ark.) High School rated the No. 49 overall recruit in the nation by ESPN HoopGurlz; will take some of the ball-handling load off Bias.

F Katelyn Loecker: Finished her McPherson High School career with her second consecutive Gatorade Kansas Player of the Year award; with a 6-foot frame, brings a well-rounded game and a high basketball IQ.

G Lakota Beatty: Oklahoma's Gatorade Player of the Year after averaging more than 20 points per game as a senior for Anadarko; a combo guard that should give OSU another outside shooting threat.

F Brianne Coffman: Brings size, strength and athleticism as a 6-3 post player from Jarrell (Texas) High School.

G Diana Omozee: Cowgirl coach Jim Littell compared her to a young Danielle Green; comes from a Pflugerville (Texas) program that is one of the state's best.

C Marisha Wallace: A transfer from Northern Oklahoma College-Enid, Wallace is a true low-post scorer.

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by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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