Tahlequah Daily Press

November 9, 2013

No. 21 Oklahoma State women cruises past Lamar

OU, OSU women's basketball roundup


Associated Press

— STILLWATER — Guards Brittney Martin and Tiffany Bias teamed to give No. 21 Oklahoma State an 83-56 victory over Lamar on Friday in a season opener.

Martin scored 18 points on 8-of-14 shooting. Bias, considered one of the nation's top point guards, added 14 points with seven assists and seven steals. Liz Donohoe added 10 points.

Dominique Edwards, who led Lamar with 24 points, hit two free throws to start the game for the Cardinals' only lead. Shauna Long added 12 points.

The Cowgirls led 43-26 at the half on 60.7 shooting and finished at 48.4 while holding Lamar to just 34 percent. Oklahoma State's largest lead was 34 points, coming with 11:06 left in the game.

Lamar is now 0-6 all-time against Oklahoma State. The game was Robin Harmony's first as the Cardinals head coach.



No. 11 Oklahoma downs Stetson

NORMAN — Aaryn Ellenberg scored 24 points and hit six 3-pointers to help Oklahoma beat Stetson 78-60 Friday night in a Preseason WNIT First Round matchup.

The Sooners shot 41.5 percent from the field and were 15-for-34 from the field in the second half. They jumped out to a 20-point lead midway through the second half as Ellenburg scored 11 points to fuel a run.

The Hatters, who shot 27.3 percent from the field, pulled within 15 with just under eight minutes remaining, but couldn't pull any closer.

Sasha Sims led Stetson with 16 points and Jama Sharp had 11.

Two other Sooners scored in double figures as Kaylon Williams scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Sharane Campbell added 10 points for Oklahoma.

Ellenberg, who shot 6-for-11 on 3-pointers, also had five steals.