Postgame Notes For Oklahoma Women's Basketball

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
JANUARY 12, 2000

Jan. 12, 2000

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  • With the victory OU now owns a 9-7 advantage in the series and Sherrie Coale holds a 5-2 edge against Texas A&M. Aggie coach Peggie Gillom has never defeated an OU team.

  • For the first time in the Coale era the Sooners have started conference play winning two- straight.

  • Including the win during the 1983-84 season Oklahoma is 4-0 in games played on Jan. 12.

  • For the fourth straight time the Sooners have defeated Texas A&M at home. During the history of the program there have been 12 other teams that have fallen to OU on four or more consecutive trips to Norman. Five of the 12 teams are members of the Big 12 conference. (Oklahoma St., Nebraska, Kansas State, Kansas and Iowa State).

  • OU surrendered only 18 points prior to the half, the lowest amount they've held any team to in the opening half on the season. On the same note this is the lowest amount of points the Aggies have posted on the season in the first half.

  • The Sooners remain a perfect 12-0 when owning the lead at the half.

  • With a 28-point margin of victory OU handed A&M its worst defeat on the season.

  • With seven defensive rebounds on the night Phylesha Whaley is one defensive boards away from breaking the school record of 486 held by Angi Guffy (1992-95).

  • This was Whaley's sixth double-double of the year and 21st of her career.

  • By going 18-21 (.857) from the line OU tied their highest free throw percentage of the season. They also hit .857 at Hawaii.

  • LaNeishea Caufield hit 6-6 (1.000) from the charity stripe, which ties herself and two others with the best free throw percentage on five or more attempts in a game on the season. Caufield tied her season best in offensive rebounds with three and her career best in three pointers made with two.

  • Jennifer Cunningham scored a season-high nine points she also had one offensive and 10 defensive rebounds giving her career highs in rebounds and defensive boards. By hitting four field goals she bettered her previous season high of three which came against San Diego.



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