Cowgirls To Square Off With Lady Bears

Oklahoma State Head Coach Jim Littell

Oklahoma State Head Coach Jim Littell

Jan. 5, 2013

No. 13/12 Oklahoma State Cowgirls
11-1 overall; 0-1 Big 12
vs.
No. 2/2 Baylor Lady Bears
11-1 overall; 1-0 Big 12

Game 13
Sunday :: Jan. 6, 2013 :: 4:30 p.m. CST
Waco, Texas
Ferrell Center (10,284)

What 2 Watch 4
• Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team will play its first ranked opponent of the season when it travels to Waco, Texas to face No. 2 Baylor on Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
• The contest will be televised by FSN and will feature the defending NCAA champion Lady Bears and the defending WNIT champion Cowgirls. Bob Licht and Brenda VanLengen will have the call.
• OSU will be looking to bounce back from its first loss of the season, a 64-59 setback to Texas Tech on Wednesday. The loss halted the longest winning streak in the nation (17 games) and also stopped the best start in OSU history (11-0).
• OSU has won 21 consecutive games in which four players have scored in double figures. OSU has achieved the feat in 10 of its 11 wins this season.
• The Cowgirls are currently ranked in the top 10 in seven of the 18 NCAA statistical categories.
• OSU currently ranks second in the country in scoring margin (+31.9) and is third nationally with its 85.9 points per game.
 • The Cowgirls have assisted on 245 of their 395 field goals (62 percent) thus far.

Know The Foe
•  Baylor has won nine in a row after opening Big 12 play with a 74-35 win at TCU on Jan. 2.
•  The Lady Bears’ lone loss came against Stanford on Nov. 16 in Hawaii.
•  Brittney Griner leads the league in scoring at 20.5 points per game and in field-goal percentage at 61.3 percent.
•  The Lady Bears are tops in the Big 12 in field-goal percentage (.517) and assists (21.2 apg).

OSU vs. Baylor — The Series
•  Baylor has won five consecutive in the series.
•  Baylor leads overall by a 27-10 count.
•  OSU last won against the Lady Bears on Jan. 9, 2010 and last won in Waco on March 6, 2008.

Texas Tech Leftovers
• OSU saw its nation-leading 17-game winning streak come to an end.
Tiffany Bias scored a career-high 27 points.
Toni Young logged her third double-double in a row and now has 27 for her career.
• Bias also played 40 minutes for the second-straight contest and the third time this year.


 

 

The Last Meeting
Baylor83
Oklahoma State52
February 15, 2012
Gallagher-Iba Arena
Cowgirls Fall To No. 1 Baylor, 83-52
Taylor Schippers led Oklahoma State (13-9, 5-8) with 11 points.

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