Jan. 9, 2002

Quotes

  • Oklahoma improves to 13-1 (3-0 Big 12) with the 65-48 victory, while Oklahoma State falls to 9-6 (1-1 Big 12). It was the 18th consecutive Big 12 regular season victory for the Sooners.

  • The Sooners' win gives OU a point in The Bank of Oklahoma Bedlam Series, Presented by Your Oklahoma Ford Dealers. The series now stands at 4-2, OSU.

  • Oklahoma has now won seven of its last eight meetings with the Cowgirls, although OSU leads the all-time series 34-33. Tonight's win was the largest home win over OSU since a 22-point win in 1998.

  • With one more win, Oklahoma will match the best start in school history. The 1985-86 Sooner squad opened the season 14-1.

  • Twelve of Oklahoma's 13 wins this season have been by double digits. The lone single-digit win came in the season opener, an 80-75 win over Purdue at the State Farm Tip-Off Classic in Durham, N.C.

  • In the Lloyd Noble Center, OU has won 15 games in a row and 21 of its last 22 contests. It has won 10 consecutive Big 12 Conference games at home.

  • Tonight's attendance of 8,402 was the fifth largest home crowd in Lloyd Noble Center history. In addition, it was the ninth largest crowd ever to see the Sooners in action.

  • Oklahoma held a 33-17 halftime lead. The Sooners shot 46.9% from the field in the opening stanza, while holding OSU to just 23.3% shooting (7-for-30).

  • With her 16 points, Stacey Dales moved into sixth place on OU's all-time scoring list with 1,518. She passed Angi Guffy (1992-95), who scored 1,511 points as a Sooner.

  • Dales also dished out four assists; tonight was her eighth consecutive game leading the team in assists.

  • LaNeishea Caufield scored 18 points, her 11th game of the season in double digits. She also tied her career-high with eight rebounds.

  • Caton Hill narrowly missed her fourth double-double of the season, with 11 points and nine rebounds.

  • OU's "Triple Threat" of Caufield, Dales and Hill scored 45 of the 65 Sooner points, 69.2% and just three points fewer than the entire Oklahoma State team. Coming into tonight's game, the trio had scored 58% of OU's points.

  • Oklahoma held the Cowgirls to their lowest point total of the season. Their previous low was 54 points, in a 73-54 loss on Nov. 24 vs. Penn State.

  • Trisha Skibbe, OSU's leading scorer coming into tonight's game with a 14.8 ppg average, was held to just six points.

  • OU held a 42-32 rebounding edge tonight, the 11th opponent the Sooners have out-rebounded on the season and the ninth in the row.

  • OU also enjoyed a 17-5 edge in assists.