WVU Holds Off Sooner Rally

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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
JANUARY 18, 2014
West VirginiaWest Virginia
77
63
oklahomaOklahoma
Stat Comparison
Category West Virginia Oklahoma
Points 77 63
FG-A 24-49 22-58
FG% 49.0 37.9
3FG-A 11-18 8-21
3FG% 61.1 38.1
FT-A 18-20 11-14
FT% 90.0 78.6
Rebounds 31 31
Assists 17 11
Turnovers 16 16
Blocks 7 3
Steals 11 8
Inidivual Leaders
Category West Virginia
Oklahoma
Points Caldwell - 23 Ellenberg - 28
Rebounds Caldwell - 6 Hook - 6
Assists Stepney - 5 Two players - 3
Steals Two players - 3 Campbell - 3
Blocks Two players - 2 Griffin - 2
Player of the Game
Aaryn Ellenberg // Sr. // G
Campbell recorded her fourth career double-double, and first of the season, with a 14-point, 10-rebound performance.  Campbell scored eight straight points in the second half to help the Sooners pull away for the victory.

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. -- Oklahoma (11-7, 2-3 Big 12) fought back from a 17-point deficit, but ran out of gas as West Virginia (16-2, 5-1) held off the Sooners during a 77-63 loss Saturday at WVU Coliseum.

Bria Holmes' 3-pointer eight minutes into the game gave West Virginia at 25-8 lead as the Mountaineers started the game 7-for-9 from the field.

Aaryn Ellenberg scored 17 of her 28 points in the first half as the Sooners closed within 5 and trailed 39-31 at halftime.

OU tied the game 53-53 with 11 minutes to play, but made just three of its next 20 field goal attempts while West Virginia added on with a 10-0 run.

 

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