Feb. 2, 2002

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Oklahoma vs. Kansas
Feb. 2, 2002
Lloyd Noble Center - Norman, Okla.

  • Oklahoma improved to 18-2 (7-1 Big 12) with the 79-57 victory, while Kansas fell to 5-18 (0-10 Big 12).
  • Oklahoma has now won four consecutive games against the Jayhawks, however Kansas owns a 27-18 edge all-time between the clubs.
  • Oklahoma extended its winning streak at home to 17 games, the fifth-longest in the nation. OU's last loss at home was on Jan. 6, 2001, when Iowa State defeated the Sooners, 81-79.
  • Oklahoma head coach Sherri Coale now has 99 wins as the Sooners' mentor, including 49 wins at home. Coale can crack the 100-win barrier and get her 50th home win in OU's next contest, Tuesday against Baylor at the Lloyd Noble Center.
  • KU's current ten-game losing streak is the school's longest ever and its 18 losses on the season are the most in Kansas history.
  • In today's game, Stacey Dales and LaNeishea Caufield moved up to fourth and fifth on OU's all-time list for field goals made, respectively. Dales now has 611 and Caufield has 606 FGs for their careers.
  • Also in today's game, Caton Hill scored a season-high tying 21 points to break the 1,000-point barrier for her career. She now has 1,012 points during her time at Oklahoma and is 16th on OU's all-time scoring list.
  • With her eight boards and 21 points today, Hill led the Sooners in rebounds for the 10th time and in scoring for the third time this season.
  • Hill has scored 20-or-more points four times during the 2001-2002 slate.
  • Hill tied a career high with four three-point field goals made.
  • OU held a 34-12 halftime lead in today's game. The Sooners held KU to just 19.2% shooting from the field and the 12 points are the second-fewest allowed this season, as well as in school history. OU allowed 11 second-half points to Texas A&M on Jan. 26.
  • Kansas didn't break into double digits in scoring until the 4:03 mark of the first half, but equaled its 12 first-half points by the 15:35 mark of the second half.
  • Sooners junior Kate Scott notched career highs in points (eight), field goals made (four), minutes (16) and assists (one).
  • OU freshman Lauren Shoush scored a career high six points in today's game.
  • OU held a 19-7 advantage in assists, a 32-20 edge in points in the paint and scored 14 fast-break points to just six for Kansas.
  • OU shot 51.7% from the field (31-for-60) and is now 6-0 on the season when shooting 50% or better.
  • Today's attendance was 5,254, the fourth-largest home crowd of the season for Oklahoma.