Women's basketball: OU reaches semifinals after comeback win against West Virginia
Michelle Nehrenz, The Oklahoma Daily
Oklahoma fought a physical West Virginia team in Dallas tonight and overcame foul trouble and a halftime deficit to beat the Mountaineers 65-64 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Key player: Sophomore guard Sharane Campbell. She looked to have a possible inury a couple times throughout the game, but she powered through to finish with 14 points, eight rebounds and the game-winning free throw.
Key stat: 22. The Sooners faced a 22-point deficit at halftime, the largest they have faced all season. The team fought to make a 23-4 run in the second half.
What it means: The Sooners advance to the semifinal round of the Big 12 Championship. West Virginia is eliminated from the tournament.
What’s next: Oklahoma is set to face Iowa State at 3:30 p.m. today at American Airlines Center.