The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 17, 2013

OU women fall in overtime


Associated Press

NORMAN, Okla. —  Tia Gibbs scored 23 points and No. 5 Louisville beat Oklahoma 97-92 in overtime on Sunday to win the preseason WNIT title.

Trailing 95-87 in OT, the Sooners scored five straight to cut it to 95-92 with 25 seconds left. The Cardinals (4-0) turned over the inbounds pass and the Sooners had a chance. Morgan Hook’s 3-pointer missed and Oklahoma grabbed the rebound. Aaryn Ellenberg had one last shot but her 3-pointer also fell short.

Ellenberg led the Sooners (3-1) with 22 points and Sharene Campbell added 19.

Shoni Schimmel scored 16 points for the Cards. Asia Taylor had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

LOUISVILLE 97, OKLAHOMA 92, OT

LOUISVILLE (4-0) — Hammond 5-6 3-3 13, Taylor 2-5 6-7 10, Slaughter 6-13 1-2 15,  Smith 1-2 1-2 3, S. Schimmel 6-16 1-1 16, Niamke 0-0 0-0 0,  Dyer 0-1 0-0 0, Walton 1-4 2-2 4, Deines 1-4 3-4 5,  J. Schimmel 4-9 0-1 8, Gibbs 8-12 3-5 23. Totals 34-72 20-27 97.

OKLAHOMA (3-1) — Griffin 0-1 3-4 3, Kornet 3-8 0-0 6, Ellenberg 7-21 5-6 22,  Hook 3-10 9-10 16, Campbell 5-15 9-10 19, Edwards 0-0 0-0 0,  Kellogg 0-1 2-2 2, Carter 3-7 3-5 12, Durrett 1-3 0-0 2,  Williams 3-6 4-4 10. Totals 25-72 35-41 92.

Halftime—Louisville 48-43. End Of Regulation—Tied 86. 3-Point  Goals—Louisville 9-29 (Gibbs 4-7, S. Schimmel 3-11, Slaughter 2-7,  Deines 0-2, J. Schimmel 0-2), Oklahoma 7-29 (Carter 3-4, Ellenberg 3-10,  Hook 1-6, Kellogg 0-1, Kornet 0-3, Campbell 0-5). Fouled Out—Carter,  Gibbs, Smith, Williams. Rebounds—Louisville 50 (Taylor 10), Oklahoma 40  (Ellenberg 12). Assists—Louisville 11 (J. Schimmel 6), Oklahoma 15 (Hook  8). Total Fouls—Louisville 34, OU 28. Technical—Gibbs. A—7,358.