Dec. 20, 2007
Final Stats |
Oklahoma opened the game with a 18-0 run as four of OU's starters -- Ashley Paris, Courtney Paris, Jenna Plumley, Danielle Robinson and Amanda Thompson -- scored before the Sugar Bears had a point.
OU substituted five at the first media timeout with Rose Hammond, Abi Olajuwon, Carlee Roethlisberger, Nyeshia Stevenson and Jenny Vining replacing the Sooners' starting lineup. With the reserves on the court, OU outscored UCA 12-5, for a 27-5 lead, before the starting five returned at the second media timeout. Oklahoma's starters outscored UCA 12-2 in their stint ending at the third media timeout to put the Sooners up 39-7.
Oklahoma led 64-11 at halftime. OU set a program record for halftime scoring margin (53), matched a program record for points allowed in a half (11) and came two points away from matching the program record for points in a half (66).
OU's four first-half turnovers matched its season low for fewest in a half. The eight total for the game was OU's lowest turnover output of the season.
Oklahoma crossed over the century mark for the 42nd time in team history. It was the ninth time for a Sherri Coale-coached team and first since beating DePaul 105-71 in last year's season opener on Nov. 12, 2006.
Oklahoma's 58.9 field goal percentage was its best in a game since a 60.3 percent mark against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Dec. 10, 2006.
Oklahoma's 53 field goals made was a Big 12 record. The 53 field goals and 90 field goal attempts were both Coale Era program records.
Oklahoma's 121 points scored matched the program record and the 73 point margin of victory was the second largest in team history.
Hammond set career bests in points (12), rebounds (6), steals (5) and matched her assists personal record of three.
Olajuwon posted her first career double-double. She set career bests in points (12), rebounds (12) and defensive rebounds (8).
Roethlisberger set career bests in points (10), rebounds (8), offensive rebounds (4) and collected her first steal.
Courtney Paris extended her double-double streak to 71 games. Paris has had a double-double in 76 of 79 career games.
Courtney Paris matched a season high with three assists, a feat she has accomplished in two consecutive games.
Vining set a career single-game scoring best with 18 points, the most by an OU freshman this season.
Winchester set a career single-game best with five points.