Cowgirls Wrangle No. 12 Longhorns
Feb. 18, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas (AP)--Andrea Riley caught a long inbounds pass and scored on an easy layup to seal Oklahoma State's 58-52 victory over No. 12 Texas on Wednesday night.
With a little more than 20 seconds left and the Cowgirls (15-9, 4-7 Big 12) up 55-52, Riley ran the length of the court to catch a full-court pass and convert the easy layup.
Riley finished with a game-high 21 points, eight rebounds and six assists as the Cowgirls upset Texas (19-6, 7-4). Tegan Cunningham finished with 13 points, including a free throw for the final score.
Erika Arriaran put the Longhorns up 14-8 early when she connected on her first 3-pointer of the game midway through the first half. Oklahoma State took the lead 3 minutes later when Kristin Hernandez hit a 3-pointer to make it 17-14.
Arriaran made a 3-pointer on Texas' ensuing possession to tie the game. Both teams traded baskets the remainder of the half and went in tied 25-25 at halftime.
Ashley Lindsey had a double-double for Texas with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Arriaran finished with 12 points.