Postgame Notes

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 09, 2003


  • Oklahoma moves up to a two-way tie, with Missouri, for fourth place in the Big 12 Conference with a 5-4 record.
  • The 24th-ranked Sooners take their overall record to 14-8.
  • Oklahoma got its eighth straight win over Oklahoma State and its fifth in a row over the Cowgirls in Norman.
  • OU equaled its second-best scoring output of the season and its best since also scoring 87 on Dec. 28 against Southeast Missouri State. The season high was 90 against Fordham on Nov. 29.
  • It marked the second straight game in which OU scored 87 vs. OSU. The Soonres defeated the Cowgirls 87-56 in the 2002 Big 12 Tournament.
  • OU's 53.6 field goal percentage in the first half was the team's third best for the season. The Sooners shot better against Southeast Missouri State (62.1%) and North Carolina (54.2%) in the first 20 minutes.
  • Sophomore Dionnah Jackson dished out nine assists.
  • OU guards had only eight of the team's 14 turnovers.
  • Oklahoma's bench outscored the OSU bench, 36-14.
  • Junior Maria Villarroel blocked a career-high three shots and had four assists against the Cowgirls. In 31 minutes, she had no turnovers.
  • Villarroel had five offensive rebounds (tops in the game) and is now just one shy of 50 for the season.
  • Today's attendance of 6,642 is the second largest of the season. The largest crowd was 9,139 against Kansas State.
  • Senior Theresa Schuknecht scored a career-high 28 points on 10-of-17 shooting from the floor and 8-of-9 from the foul line. Her previous best was 27 points established against Tennessee in the first game of the season.
  • Oklahoma had its third best performance of the season from the field, hitting 53.3 percent (32-of-60). OU shot 54.9 percent against Texas A&M and 54.1 percent against Fordham.
  • Oklahoma also had its second best performance from free throw line, nailing 18-of-22 foul shots for 81.8 percent. OU shot 84.2 percent on the free throw line against Kansas.



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