No. 11 Oklahoma 65, No. 17/14 Georgia 57
Jan. 27, 2008
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Oklahoma had 36 points in the paint while holding Georgia to only 12.
OU is 12-0 when leading at half and 13-0 when shooting better than its opponents. The Sooners are also 13-0 when attaining a lead of eight or more points.
For the first time this season every Sooner who stepped on the court recorded an assist, giving Oklahoma 18 total assists.
With 38 rebounds, Georgia became only the second team this season to out rebound the Sooners, who had 34. The other occasion was in OU's opening loss to Maryland, Nov. 11, 2007.
Courtney Paris recorded 18 points, while Ashley had 14 marking the 28th time, ninth time this season, the twins have both scored in double-digits. OU is now 25-3 when both Paris' hit double figures.
After allowing Georgia to shoot 45.8 percent in the first half, the Sooners defense picked up, knocking Georgia's field goal percentage to 33 percent in the second half of play.
OU went 11-for-14 from the free throw line, making it the fifth time this season the Sooners have shot 75 percent or better.
In her 86th college game, Paris set the Big 12 record for rebounds in a career with her fifth in the game. She entered the game with 1,312 and had her 1,317th by the second media timeout. Paris passed Sophia Young (Baylor, 2003-06), who amassed 1,316 over 139 games in her career. Paris finished the game with 14 rebounds to give her a career total of 1,326.
Paris recorded her 78th consecutive double-double. She has 83 double-double in 86 career games.
Robinson had five assists in the first half, matching her personal best for half. She also had five in the second half versus South Carolina (Dec. 30, 2007).
Robinson's seven assists was a single-game career best.
Thompson had 12 points in the first half, marking the third time she has had 12 or more points in the first half in the last four games.
Thompson had 18 points, tying her personal best for the season.
Winchester did not dress in uniform for the game after suffering further damage to a stress fracture in her fifth metatarsal (the bone that connects the small toe to the ankle) during practice last Friday. She will have a pin inserted in the foot during surgery early this week and has a four-to-six week timetable for her return.