March 27, 2012
Oklahoma State Cowgirls
20-12 overall; 8-10 Big 12
San Diego Toreros
26-8 overall; 12-4 WCC
What 2 Watch 4
The Cowgirls will attempt to advance to the WNIT championship game for the first time when they host San Diego at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
OSU advanced to the semifinals with a 78-70 win over Colorado on Sunday in Stillwater.
The contest will be televised by CBS Sports Network with Thad Anderson (PxP) and Ceal Barry (color) on the call. Check local listings for channel information.
The Cowgirls will be looking for their 17th home win of the year, which would extend their school record.
125 of OSU's 160 starts thus far have been made by freshmen and sophomores.
Tiffany Bias has 210 assists on the year, which ranks second on the school's single-season list. She is 10 away from the school record held by Andrea Riley.
Bias has blocked a shot in three-straight games.
Toni Young is four points away from the No. 17 spot on OSU's all-time scoring list and 10 away from No. 13.
Wedneday's contest will be the latest OSU has played into March since its NCAA Sweet 16 contest on March 29 against LSU in 2008. It will also be the latest home date in program history.
The Cowgirls have not trailed in the second half of any of their four WNIT contests thus far.
The Cowigrls are 9-4 all time in the event.
Prior to this year, the Cowgirls made their only other quarterfinal appearance in 2001.
OSU reached the second round in three of its previous four trips to the WNIT.
OSU has played in the event two of the last four years, including last year's second-round showing.
The Cowgirls are 9-0 all time in WNIT home games.
Know The Foe
The Toreros are 11-4 on the road this season.
USD is one of 13 OSU foes with 20 wins on the year.
Dominique Conners and Morgan Woodrow were named first-team all-conference picks this year.
OSU and USD have never met previously.
Liz Donohoe logged her third consecutive double-double and now has six on the year.
The Cowgirls won their 16th home game of the year to set a new school single-season record.
The win gave OSU its first 20-win season since 2009-10 and the 11th in program history.