Published on NewsOK Modified: November 29, 2012 at 9:55 pm •  Published: November 29, 2012
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Notre Dame opened the second half on a 7-0 run but Central Michigan pulled within one with under 12 minutes to play. The Fighting Irish didn't truly pull away until Diggins hit a free throw for a 70-60 lead with 45 seconds to play.

NO. 12 OKLAHOMA 96, NORTHWESTERN STATE 35

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Aaryn Ellenberg scored 22 points and No. 12 Oklahoma State, playing without guard Maddie Manning, dominated Northwestern State.

Ellenberg was 5 of 7 from 3-point range and had five rebounds and six steals.

Nicole Kornet, replacing Manning in the starting lineup, scored a career-high 19 points. Nicole Griffin 12 and Morgan Hook added 10. Joanna McFarland came off the bench and pulled down 10 rebounds. All nine Sooners scored.

Oklahoma (6-1) was up 10 before the Demons were able to hit their first basket, a 3-pointer by Janelle Perez. At halftime, the Sooners were up 45-19.

Tiandra Williams led the Demons with 10 points. Jasmine Bradley had six rebounds for the Demons (4-3), who shot just 26 percent from the field for the game.