March 29, 2002

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Oklahoma's Stephanie Luce, left, and coach Sherri Coale cheer their team on in the first half against Duke, Friday, March 29, 2002, during a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Duke's Wynter Whitley, left, attempts to steal the ball from Oklahoma's Dionnah Jackson (35) in the first half Friday, March 29, 2002, during a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Deborah Cannon)

Oklahoma's Rosalind Ross (33) goes high for a rebound in the first half against Duke Friday, March 29, 2002, during a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Duke's Monique Currie (25) tries to get the ball from Oklahoma's LaNeishea Caufield, left, in the first half Friday, March 29, 2002, during a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Duke's Monique Currie (25) and Oklahoma's Stacey Dales collide in the second half Friday, March 29, 2002, during a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Joe Mitchell)

Duke's Alana Beard, center, dives for the ball between Oklahoma's Caton Hill, left, and Stacey Dales in the second half Friday, March 29, 2002, during a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. Oklahoma beat Duke to advance to the final, 86-71. (AP Photo/Deborah Cannon)

Oklahoma players, including Jamie Talbert (45) celebrate as they increase the lead over Duke in the second half Friday, March 29, 2002, during a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. Oklahoma won, 86-71 to advance to the finals on Sunday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Oklahoma's LaNeishea Caufield (20) welcomes Caton Hill (10) back to the sidelines after Hill hit a three-pointer in the second half to pull well ahead of Duke Friday, March 29, 2002, in a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. Oklahoma won, 86-71 to advance to the NCAA Women's Finals on Sunday. (AP Photo/Deborah Cannon)

Oklahoma's Rosalind Ross (33) joins teammates Caton Hill (10) and Dionnah Jackson (35) as they celebrate their win over Duke Friday, March 29, 2002, in the semifinals at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. Ross scored 26 points in the Sooners 86-71 win. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Oklahoma's Rosalind Ross drives down the court against Duke in the second half of a semifinal game at the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio. Ross scored a career-high 26 points, and pulled in 10 rebounds in Oklahoma's 86-71 win. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Duke's Monique Currie (25) and Oklahoma's Caton Hill, right, battle for possession as Stace Dales (21) looks on in the first half of the NCAA Women's Final Four in San Antonio, Friday, March 29, 2002. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)