Freshman Madi Williams added 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting, while grabbing six rebounds off the bench to lead OU.,The Sooners (5-9, 1-2 Big 12) trailed by as many 12 points midway through the third quarter, but rallied to make it a one-possession game in the final frame.,Back-to-back layups from Robertson and Tatum Veitenheimer capped a 12-2 run t hat cut the Texas (13-2, 3-0 Big 12) lead down to two points early in the fourth quarter, but the Sooners would miss their next seven shots to allow the Longhorns to stretch their lead.,Danni Williams hit three of Texas' four 3-pointers and finished with 11 points, while Jatarie White added 13 points and nine rebounds off the bench.,The Sooners used a pair of 3-pointers from Robertson and Williams in the first quarter to extend their lead.
For the Blue Jays, Mason Robison led with 22 points.,Josh Young led Salem with 14 points and Trey Double added 13 in defeat.,Logan Regal (13 points), Kyle Caracanas (12), and Aidan Ricks (11) were the other Wildcats in double figures.,Preston Reed added 14 points and Ryan Gordon and Riley Miller scored 11 and 10 points respectively for the Blue Devils.,How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Akron Hoban 41.
— Oklahoma women's basketball fell for the first time in Big 12 play as Kansas State defeated the Sooners, 86-56, inside Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday.,OU was limited to a season-low .280 clip (14-of-50) from the field and finished 5-for-22 (.227) from deep, while K-State (10-4, 1-1 Big 12) finished with a .542 field goal percentage and was 11-of-23 (.478) from 3-point range.,OU fell down early to open the game, but brought the Kansas State advantage down to 15-13 late in the first quarter.,OU's 22 points in the first half were the fewest scored by the Sooners in a half this season.,The Wildcats won the battle in the paint, 36-12, and scored 32 points off of OU miscues.
Gortat had not played in the fourth quarter in the first 36 games of the season until the calendar turned, and he responded with his first double-double of the season when the Clippers extended their dominance of the Phoenix Suns with a 121-111 victory Friday night.,Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams scored 21 points apiece and four other Clippers finished in double figures as they won their third straight against the Suns this season and their 11th straight in the series.,Suns center Deandre Ayton had four points, tying a season low set in the first game against the Clippers on Nov. 28.,They entered the game averaging a league-high 52.4 Williams and Harrell have not started a game this season, and Beverley flip-flopped with Avery Bradley on Nov. 20.,All average at least 25 minutes a game, and Williams (18.2) and Harrell (15.7) are the Clippers' third- and fourth-leading scorers.
Carl Sadler scored 20 points, including five 3-pointers to lead East (1-9) to their first win of the season.,Milan Square scored a game high 30 points to lead Valley Christian.,Aiden Miller scored a game high 29 points, outdueling Ashton Zupanac of Grand Valley, who had 21.,Molly Howard led four players in double figures with 17 points and the Blue Devils (9-0, 7-0 Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference) outscored the Rockets 47-8 in Thursday’s first half.,Taylor Tuchek added 12 points and Sophia Costantino and Lusy Wolford each added 10 for McDonald, which held Lowellville scoreless in the second quarter.
Freshman guard Taylor Robertson ranks fourth in the Big 12 in scoring with 18.4 points per game this season and leads the conference with 54 made 3-pointers.,• Sophomore guard Shaina Pellington has paced the Sooners offensively over the last five games, averaging 18.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.4 assists per contest.,• Robertson's eight 3-pointers against WKU in the Sooners' season opener set an OU single-game record for a freshman, besting the previous mark of seven held by Morgan Hook (Stephen F. Austin, 2010-11) and Derica Wyatt (UT-Arlington, 2013-14).,• Llanusa averaged 12.6 points per game as a freshman last season, earning Big 12 All-Freshman Team and All-Big 12 Honorable mention honors.,• Pellington has scored in double figures in 11 of OU's 12 games this season, ranking sixth in the Big 12 with 17.0 points per game.
NORMAN – Oklahoma guard Taylor Robertson was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Week for the fourth time this season, the league office announced on Wednesday.,Robertson knocked down 11 3-pointers in two games last week, posting a .550 clip (11-of-20) from 3-point range.,Robertson finished with 23 points in OU’s game against the top-ranked Huskies, the most points scored by an individual player against UConn this season.,Robertson is the first Sooner to win Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors four times before the start of conference play.,Oklahoma has won 11 Big 12 Freshman of the Week awards over the last two seasons.
Freshman guard Taylor Robertson ranks second nationally among Division I freshmen with 18.9 points per game this season.,• Freshman guard Taylor Robertson leads the country with 46 made 3-pointers this season and is averaging 4.6 3-pointers per game.,• Robertson's eight 3-pointers against WKU in the Sooners' season opener set an OU single-game record for a freshman, besting the previous mark of seven held by Morgan Hook (Stephen F. Austin, 2010-11) and Derica Wyatt (UT-Arlington, 2013-14).,• Pellington has scored in double figures in nine of OU's 10 games this season, ranking ninth in the Big 12 with 16.5 points per game.,• In OU's season opener, Tatum Veitenheimer and Madi Williams became the first pair of OU freshmen to start the first game of the regular season in the Sherri Coale era.