Jan. 4, 2009

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Whitney Hand scored 18 points as No. 5 Oklahoma cruised to an 89-25 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday.

Oklahoma (11-2) blew out to a 50-15 lead in the opening half, forcing 19 North Carolina Central turnovers and limiting the Eagles (4-12) to 26 percent shooting. Eight different Sooners had at least one of OU's 12 first-half steals.

Five Sooners scored in double-figures, including Courtney Paris, who finished with 11 points and 12 rebounds in only 22 minutes.

Chasidy Williams led the Eagles with eight points and seven rebounds.