No. 23 OU women knock down Kansas St.
BY Associated Press
Thursday, February 07, 2013
2/07/13 at 6:34 AM
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Aaryn Ellenberg scored 18 points to lead five Oklahoma players scoring in double figures as the No. 23 Sooners defeated Kansas State 74-68 on Wednesday night.
Joanna McFarland added 10 points and 15 rebounds for Oklahoma (17-5, 7-3 Big 12), who have won 11 straight against Kansas State. The Wildcats (12-10, 3-7) trailed 63-60 with 2:46 remaining, but the Sooners protected the lead by going 9-for-10 from the free-throw line down the stretch.
Sharane Campbell scored 14 points, Nicole Griffin 13 and Morgan Hook 11 for Oklahoma. McFarland posted her sixth double-double in conference play, tops in the Big 12, and had at least 10 rebounds for the 11th time in 14 games.
Haley Texada had 25 points, Mariah White 15 points and Brittany Chambers 14 points and 11 rebounds for Kansas State.
All of Ellenberg's field goals came from 3-point range, where she was 4-for-7. The Sooners, who lead the nation in 3-point shooting percentage, made 10-of-20 attempts from behind the arc.
The Sooners next host No. 22 Oklahoma State in the first Bedlam game of the season at 4 p.m. Sunday.