Dec. 21, 2002
Oklahoma ended its 25 home game winning streak today. The last time the Sooners lost at home was Jan. 6, 2001 against Iowa State. The school record is 26 consecutive home victories.
Freshman Chelsi Welch scored a career-high 18 points.
Senior guard Stephanie Simon missed today's game due to a minor injury suffered during practice earlier in the week. Simon is expected to return to the court next Saturday against Southeast Missouri State.
Senior Caton Hill and freshman Erin Higgins had successful knee surgery to repair torn ACLs Thursday. The duo will spend the next six months in rehab.
In her first collegiate start, freshman Laura Andrews produced a career-high 10 points and matched a career-best with eight rebounds.
Junior guard Stephanie Luce matched a career high with two made three-pointers.
For the first time in the last five games, Maria Villaroel (3 points) was not OU's leading scorer. Villaroel's point total was her lowest output this since scoring three in the opener at Tennessee.