Sooner Women Go Cold at Kansas State
Kansas State went on a 24-4 run in the second half to blow the game open and beat the Oklahoma women’s basketball team 87-71 on Tuesday night, February 9, at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas.
Oklahoma built an early 18-9 lead, but K-State responded with three-pointers, tying the game at 20 by the end of the first quarter, and finishing the game 10-for-20 beyond the arc.
Kindred Wesemann hit six of eight from three-point range and led all scorers with 26 points.
OU never led in the second half, but had the margin within three at 56-53, when K-State went on the decisive run to take control of the game.
The Sooners shot 42 percent from the field, while the Wildcats hit on 52 percent of their shots.
Gioya Carter led OU with 19 points and made three 3-pointers.
Vionise Pierre-Louis had 18 points, making 8-of-8 from the field, while Derica Wyatt scored 15 and made four 3-pointers.
Peyton Little was held scoreless for Oklahoma and did not start the game, one year after making eight 3-pointers and scoring 30 points against the Wildcats in Manhattan.
Kansas State’s 87 points is the most they’ve scored against the Sooners in the Big 12 era, and the most since scoring 91 vs. OU in Norman in 1992.
It’s also K-State’s largest margin of victory over OU in Manhattan in the Big 12 era.
Oklahoma drops to 16-7 on the season, 7-5 in Big 12 play.
The Sooners host #6 Texas next on Sunday, February 14, at 1:30pm at the Lloyd Noble Center.