Feb. 8, 2009
Courtney Paris passed Wanda Ford of Drake (1983-86) as the NCAA Division I career rebounding leader. Both had 1,815 career rebounds entering Sunday’s game.
Courtney Paris passed Sophia Young of Baylor (2003-06) for the Big 12 career scoring record. Paris entered the game needing 16 points to pass Young, who had 2,480 in her career. Paris currently has 2,481 career points.
Courtney Paris passed Sophia Young of Baylor (2003-06) for the Big 12 career field goals made record. Paris entered the game needing six to pass Young, who had 1,034 in her career. Paris currently has 1,037 career field goals made. Paris is 146 field goal attempts away from the Big 12 career record in that category (1,913 by Kendra Wecker, Kansas State, 2002-05).
Oklahoma’s 13-0 scoring run lasting from 15:26 to 10:25 remaining in the first half was its 31st double-digit scoring run of the season.
Oklahoma has shot 50 percent or better from the field in 14 games this season. The Sooners did so only seven times last year.
Oklahoma’s defense held Oklahoma State’s Andrea Riley without a field goal until the 8:44 remaining mark of the first half. Riley missed her first eight field goal attempts.
Oklahoma’s 49 first-half points were its third most scored in the first 20 minutes of this season. OU scored 54 by halftime against Cal State Bakersfield (Dec. 12) and 50 against North Carolina Central (Jan. 4).
The Sooners have had at least four players score in double figures in 18 games this season.
Danielle Robinson scored six points in Oklahoma’s game-opening 8-0 run.
Robinson has scored in double figures in eight consecutive games.
Nyeshia Stevenson has made at least two 3-pointers in 11 games this season.
Whitney Hand has made at least one 3-pointer in 13 consecutive games and has scored in every game of her freshman season. Hand has made at least 2 3-pointers in 14 games.
Courtney Paris has blocked at least one shot in 34 consecutive games. Paris had three blocks Sunday.
The game was just the fifth in 122 career games in which Courtney Paris did not reach a double-double.
Jenny Vining’s four 3-pointers was a career high, passing the three she made against Central Arkansas on Dec. 20, 2007.
Carolyn Winchester made her second appearance in a game this season following a preseason foot injury. Winchester had been active for only the past eight games.