Oklahoma's Giselle Juarez, a transfer from Arizona State, is the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week. Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman, file


Record: 38-2, 9-0 Big 12

Looking ahead: The Sooners take a 28-game winning streak into a weekend series at Texas. Games are Thursday, Friday and Saturday. OU will play at Wichita State on Wednesday.

Looking back: Oklahoma did not allow a run in a three-game sweep at Kansas, winning by a combined score of 23-0.

Notable: OU is ranked No. 1 nationally in both major polls. … Giselle Juarez is the reigning Big 12 pitcher of the week after allowing just one hit in seven innings last week. … Grace Green is the Big 12 co-player of the week after going 5-for-7, including four extra-base hits.

Oklahoma State

Record: 33-11, 10-2 Big 12

Looking ahead: The Cowgirls will take Easter weekend off before playing a nonconference game at North Texas on Wednesday.

Looking back: Oklahoma State extended its winning streak to seven after sweeping Iowa State in three games over the weekend and blanking Tulsa 5-0.

Notable: The OSU offense continues to be powered by Rylee Bayless (.366), Chyenne Factor (.353), Madi Sue Montgomery (.351) and Samantha Show (.333). … The Cowgirls are second in the Big 12 standings behind Oklahoma. … Montgomery is OSU’s career leader with 196 RBIs and is four shy of becoming the Big 12’s fifth player to have 200 career RBIs.


Record: 28-15, 9-3 AAC

Looking ahead: The Golden Hurricane hosts UCF for a three-game series at 6 p.m. Thursday, 4 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday.

Looking back: Tulsa captured an American Athletic Conference series win by taking two of three from host East Carolina last weekend. The Hurricane lost 5-0 at Oklahoma State on Tuesday.

Notable: TU is in second place in the AAC standings, one game behind USF and two ahead of UCF and Wichita State. … Julia Hollingsworth leads the AAC with a .434 batting average. … Morgan Neal is among four AAC players with 13 doubles.

— Eric Bailey, Tulsa World

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Eric covers the University of Oklahoma football and men’s basketball teams. A Haskell Indian Nations University graduate, he has been a member of the Tulsa World sports staff for 12 years. Phone: 918-581-8391