Lady Bison Double-Up Northwestern

February 9, 2008


OBU scored 45 points in each half, got all but one player 10 minutes or more of playing time and got scoring and rebounding from all 13 players.

The Lady Bison put the clamps on defensively, holding NWOSU to 27 percent shooting for the game while winning the rebound battle 45-33.

OBU led for the game's final 37 minutes and broke a 22-12 contest wide open with a half-closing 24-4 run for a 45-16 halftime advantage. Tanna Truelove came off the bench for nine of those points.

The Lady Bison led by as many as 50 points.

OBU, which outscored Northwestern 19-18 in bench scoring in Alva, got big contributions from the bench Saturday, dominating that stat 51-9. Taujhnae Travis (13) and Truelove (12) combined for nearly half of that, while Erin Pickering added eight.

Heather Graham led OBU with 15 points, while Betsy Simmons worked for 10 points and nine rebounds.

Now 21-2 overall and 13-2 in the SAC, OBU is in for a battle royal Thursday at Oklahoma City. The Stars lead OBU by 1.5 games in the SAC standings.

Oklahoma Baptist 90, Northwestern Oklahoma State University 45

Oklahoma Baptist

Heather Graham 6-11 2-2 15; Taujhnae Travis 6-11 0-0 13; Tanna Truelove 4-8 0-0 12; Betsy Simmons 4-6 2-3 10; Ashley Gamble 3-6 1-1 8; Erin Pickering 3-5 0-0 8; Jessi Donnel 2-3 1-2 5; Katie Cupp 1-4 1-2 4; Jayme Glover 0-3 4-4 4; Tiffany Jupin 1-1 2-2 4; Keely Tolin 1-5 0-0 3; Jennifer Jupin 1-3 0-0 3; Kristin Anderson 0-1 1-4 1; Totals 32-67 14-20 90.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Emily Gilbert 3-7 3-3 9; McKenzie Malloy 3-9 0-0 8; D'Shanna Butler 1-11 5-6 7; Tara Baker 2-8 1-3 7; Hailey Blagg 2-8 0-0 5; Danielle Stebens 2-3 0-0 5; Brooke Butler 1-5 0-0 2; Katy Goodno 0-0 2-2 2; Kacee McCulley 0-1 0-0 0; Evelyn Oliveira 0-0 0-0 0; Jordan Gaskill 0-0 0-0 0; Eden Edwards 0-0 0-0 0; Chelsz Coggins 0-0 0-0 0; Totals 14-52 11-14 45.

Oklahoma Baptist 45 45 - 90

Northwestern Oklahoma State University 16 29 - 45

3-point goals-Oklahoma Baptist 12-25 (Tanna Truelove 4-8; Erin Pickering 2-2; Katie Cupp 1-2; Keely Tolin 1-2; Jennifer Jupin 1-3; Heather Graham 1-1; Ashley Gamble 1-4; Taujhnae Travis 1-2; Kristin Anderson 0-1) , Northwestern Oklahoma State University 6-21 (McKenzie Malloy 2-5; Tara Baker 2-5; Hailey Blagg 1-6; Danielle Stebens 1-2; D'Shanna Butler 0-3) . Fouled out--Oklahoma Baptist-None, Northwestern Oklahoma State University-None. Rebounds-Oklahoma Baptist 45 (Betsy Simmons 9) , Northwestern Oklahoma State University 33 (Tara Baker 8) . Assists-Oklahoma Baptist 21 (Jayme Glover 4) , Northwestern Oklahoma State University 7 (D'Shanna Butler 3) . Total Fouls-Oklahoma Baptist 15, Northwestern Oklahoma State University .