March 11, 2003

Quotes

TOURNAMENT

  • This was the first meeting between Oklahoma and Nebraska in the Big 12 Tournament.
  • Oklahoma played a first-round game for the first time in three seasons, and earned their first victory.
  • Nebraska is now 3-3 in first-round games.
  • The fifth seed is now 7-0 all-time vs. the 12th seed.
  • Nebraska's 19 first-half points are third-lowest in a first round game and the ninth-lowest overall.
  • Oklahoma's six free-throw attempts are the second fewest in a first round game and fifth fewest overall.
  • Oklahoma's five free throws are the third fewest in a first round game and 10th fewest overall.
  • The 20-point margin was the fifth highest in a first round game and ninth highest overall.
  • Nebraska's 12 fouls are the third fewest in a first round game.
  • Laura Pilakowski (NU) recorded five blocked shots, the second most in a first round game and the third most overall.

    OKLAHOMA

  • This is the 17th time that OU has held an opponent to less than 40 percent from the field.
  • OU has shot 45 percent or higher from the field nine times this season.
  • OU has outrebounded 18 of its 30 opponents this season, including the last five games and eight of the last nine.
  • Dionnah Jackson recorded her 19th double-figure scoring game of the season.
  • Maria Villarroel notched her 20th double-figure scoring game of the season.
  • Theresa Schuknecht has scored in double figures 17 times this season. Schuknecht recorded a double-double for the fifth time this season and her third in the last four games.
  • Chelsi Welch tied a career high with eight rebounds.

    NEBRASKA

  • Alexa Johnson scored in double figures for the 24th time this season (28 games). Johnson attempted a career-high 20 field goals.
  • Jina Johansen tied a career high with two three-pointers.
  • Laura Pilakowski tallied a career-high five blocked shots. She also set a career mark with four assists.