Feb. 21, 2009

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• Each of OU’s five starters scored one of the team’s first five field goals. OU made its first six field goals and seven of its first eight before the first media timeout; the lone miss was a Courtney Paris layup she rebounded and put back in the hoop.

• The Sooners scored on eight of their first eight possessions and 11 of their first 12.

• The paid attendance figure of 12,906 set a new Lloyd Noble Center record for women’s basketball, breaking the 12,205 mark set during the 2008 Bedlam game.  Estimated attendace was 12,203.

• Oklahoma matched its 20-game win streak, the longest in program history.

• The Sooners had two players rebound in double figures-- Amanda Thompson with 15 and Courtney Paris with 15.

• OU shot their lowest field goal percentage of the season at 39 percent, the lowest since the Sooners played Connecticut Nov. 30, 2008.

• OU has reached 24 wins eight times in their history. It happened once before Sherri Coale (1985-86) in 36 total seasons.

• Coming into the game Baylor was ranked first in the Big 12 in rebounding and this afternoon Oklahoma out-rebounded the Bears by 20.

Courtney Paris
• Courtney Paris recorded the 120th double-double of her career, an NCAA record, and her 124th career double-figure scoring game, third most in NCAA Division I history (130 games, Sophia Young, Baylor, 2003-06).

• Paris finished the game with 15 rebounds, five blocks and 18 points, shooting 50 percent from the field.

• This was the 31st time Paris has recorded a double-double and five or more blocks. Paris has recorded 38 consecutive games with at least one block.

Amanda Thompson
• The 15 rebounds pulled down by Thompson was a career high.

Danielle Robinson
• Robinson led the team in scoring with 19 points shooting 7-of-12 from the field and 5-of-6 from the freethrow line. Robinson added eight assists and four rebounds to the scoring performance.

• Robinson has collected 36 assists the past six games giving her an average of six rebounds per game.