By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 16, 2002
Feb. 16, 2002
Sooners vs. Nebraska
Sat., Feb. 16, 2002 o Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Okla.
Oklahoma clinched a tie for the Big 12 Conference's regular season crown today. The Sooners need one win in their last three games to claim the title outright.
Oklahoma has won eight straight games.
Oklahoma recorded its 20th consecutive home victory and improved to 11-0 in the LNC this season. OU is the only Big 12 team with a perfect home mark this season. The 20-game streak is the fourth-longest among active streaks in NCAA Division I.
The 34-point margin of victory was the widest ever for Oklahoma in a Big 12 Conference game.
Stacey Dales went over 700 career assists today. She now has 706. The senior needs just nine more to move onto the NCAA's top 30 list. The current No. 30 is ESPN sportscaster Beth Mowins (Lafayette) with 715.
Oklahoma missed its first seven 3-point shots, but then made seven of its last 11.
Jamie Talbert scored double digits for the first time since Jan. 26 vs. Texas A&M (five games). The total of 19 was her second-highest of the season. Her high was 21 against Texas Christian. Talbert scored 18 points combined in the five games leading up to this one.
Oklahoma had at least 10 offensive rebounds for the 22nd time in 24 games this season.
Today's attendance of 7,125 was the fourth-largest crowd of this season, the eighth-largest in OU history.
Caton Hill extended her string of consecutive free throws made to 12.
Caton Hill moved up to No. 3 in career offensive rebounds at OU. She has 220.