March 5, 2011
Texas Tech defeated Oklahoma to break a streak of 11 straight wins by the Sooners and complete a 15-2 home season at United Spirit Arena that included a 56-45 victory over then-No. 1 Baylor on Feb. 19.
Texas Tech’s win breaks the tie in the overall series as the Lady Raiders now lead 22-21 and hold a 13-8 advantage in Lubbock.
Oklahoma has not won consecutive games or on the road since winning at Kansas on Jan. 23.
Danielle Robinson had seven points, her second lowest total of the season. Her three field goals tied her with Phylesha Whaley (1997-2000) for the third most made in OU history with 777.
Robinson’s four assists and three steals in Saturday’s game puts her eight assists and three steals from joining Nancy Lieberman and Dawn Staley as the third top-level women’s college basketball player to total 2,000 points, 700 assists and 300 steals in a career.
Robinson made her 135th career start Saturday, the third most ever by a Sooner and all consecutive. Robinson trails only Courtney Paris (2006-09), who had 136 consecutive starts, for the longest streak in Oklahoma history.
Aaryn Ellenberg’s four 3-pointers leaves her just three shy of matching OU’s single-season record of 88 set by Erin Higgins in 2005-06.
Nicole Griffin scored a career-high 14 points, Ellenberg added 13 and Morgan Hook provided six as OU’s freshmen class accounted for 33 of the team’s 56 points.
Whitney Hand tallied career highs in rebounds and assists with 12 and nine, respectively.
OU’s five 3-pointers increased their season total to a program record 226 made shot from beyond the arc.