Oklahoma 65, Iowa State 62 | Norman, Okla. | Feb. 5, 2011
Feb. 5, 2011
Oklahoma's win over No. 22 Iowa State was its first this season in four tries against at team ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll.
Oklahoma made only one field goal, a Whitney Hand jumper with 7:22 remaining, in the final 11 minutes, whiIe Iowa State made eight of 16 field goal attempts during the span. The Sooners scored nine points, six by Danielle Robinson, in the final 3:22 from the free throw line.
Oklahoma's 11 turnovers were a season low.
The OU senior class of Danielle Robinson, Carlee Roethlisberger and Lauren Willis has won a program record 52 of its 59 home games, including 51 of 58 played at the Lloyd Noble Center.
Oklahoma's 25 points off turnovers was its highest total in the category since scoring 48 points off turnovers against UAPB on Dec. 29.
Danielle Robinson passed Stacey Dales (1,920 points; 1998-2002) for fifth on OU's career scoring list. Robinson scored 20 points to finish the game with 1,926 career points.
Robinson had her 107th career double-figure scoring game, one shy of second most all-time at OU. LaNeisha Caufield had 108 in her career an
d Courtney Paris had 134. The game was also Robinson's 25, and fourth consecutive, with 20 or more points.
Robinson is 74 points, 35 assists and 16 steals from becoming just the third top-level women's college basketball player to total 2,000 points, 700 assists and 300 steals in a career. Virginia's Dawn Staley (1989-92) and Old Dominion's Nancy Lieberman (1977-80) are the only players to reach those benchmarks.
Hartman's effort in the final 11 seconds stunned Iowa State's chance for a rally. Hartman collected the defensive rebound from Lauren Mansfield's long 3, then hit two free throws to put the Sooners up by 3 with 8 seconds remaining. Hartman deflected an Iowa State pass as the buzzer sounded to prevent the Cyclones getting off a final field goal attempt.