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Big 12 Women: Shockers push Sooners to limit

December 10, 2002

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— Maria Villarroel scored 18 points, and 15th-ranked Oklahoma was unable to shake Wichita State until the final minutes of a 70-64 victory Monday night.

Oklahoma (7-2), which trailed 34-30 at halftime, never really took control of the game until the final 3:20, when it outscored Wichita State (4-2), 12-4.

Wichita State was led by Carlesa Dixon with 17 points. The Shockers held their last lead at 45-44, with 13:33 left when Dixon made two free throws.

After Dixon scored from inside but missed a free throw, Villarroel hit two free throws with 36.9 seconds remaining to give Oklahoma a 67-62 lead.

The Sooners sank six free throws down the stretch - five by Villarroel. She also scored on a fast break with 2:20 left to gave Oklahoma a 65-60 lead.

Dionnah Jackson scored 15 for the Sooners.

No. 15 OU 70, Wichita State 64

OKLAHOMA (7-2)

Simon 0-4 0-0 0, Schuknecht 4-8 5-5 13, Welch 5-13 0-0 12, Villaroel 5-10 8-11 18, Jackson 5-12 4-8 15, Luce 1-4 2-4 4, Preston 1-2 0-0 2, Andrews 3-9 0-0 6. Totals 24-62 19-28 70.

WICHITA ST. (4-2)

Banks 4-13 0-0 8, Dixon 7-13 3-5 17, Buckner 5-11 1-2 12, King 6-7 0-1 13, Huggins 2-9 1-2 6, Green 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 2-7 0-0 6, Pettigrew 0-2 0-1 0, Cameron 0-1 0-0 0, Cade 0-0 2-2 2, Cummings 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-64 7-13 64.

Halftime-Wichita St. 34-30. 3-Point goals:quot;Oklahoma 3-13 (Welch 2-3, Jackson 1-3, Simon 0-2, Luce 0-2, Andrews 0-3), Wichita St. 5-20 (Smith 2-6, Buckner 1-1, King 1-1, Huggins 1-6, Banks 0-1, Cameron 0-1, Dixon 0-2, Pettigrew 0-2). Fouled out-King. Rebounds-Oklahoma 51 (Jackson 10), Wichita St. 35 (Buckner 9). Assists-Oklahoma 12 (Luce 5), Wichita St. 15 (Banks 4, King 4, Huggins 4). Total fouls-Oklahoma 16, Wichita St. 22. A-NA.




Nebraska 71, Texas So. 48

Lincoln, Neb. - Katie Morse had 25 points and 10 rebounds, helping Nebraska. Alexa Johnson had 15 points and 11 boards for the Cornhuskers (3-2).

Nebraska 71, Texas Southern 48

TEXAS SOUTHERN (2-4)

Okolo 2-5 1-2 5, Bradley 1-3 0-0 3, Arbor 3-8 1-2 7, Hickmon 5-14 0-0 12, Davis 2-8 0-0 6, West 0-3 0-0 0, Turner 0-2 1-2 1, Hunter 2-7 0-0 5, Printers 2-5 0-0 4, Moore 0-2 0-0 0, Jones 2-3 1-2 5, Scales 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-60 4-8 48.

NEBRASKA (3-2)

Cleveland 5-9 0-2 10, Johnson 4-9 7-8 15, Morse 9-19 6-6 25, Johansen 1-2 0-0 2, Richards 3-9 0-0 8, Hanson 0-2 0-0 0, Sledge 1-6 0-0 3, Roberts 4-10 0-0 8. Totals 27-66 13-16 71.

Halftime-Nebraska 33, Texas Southern 18. 3-Point goals-Texas Southern 6-19 (Okolo 0-1, Bradley 1-1, Hickmon 2-5, Davis 2-7, Turner 0-1, Hunter 1-4), Nebraska 4-15 (Morse 1-1, Johansen 0-1, Richards 2-6, Hanson 0-1, Sledge 1-3, Roberts 0-3). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Texas Southern 33 (Davis 8), Nebraska 51 (Cleveland 15). Assists-Texas Southern 9 (Hickmon, West, Turner 2), Nebraska 17 (Johansen 7). Total fouls-Texas Southern 18, Nebraska 12. A-1,468.

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