Third quarter propels No. 13 Oklahoma women to 70-55 win

Beverly Bryant - November 28, 2016 9:59 am

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – Maddie Manning had 16 points and nine rebounds and No. 13 Oklahoma used a strong third quarter to defeat Colorado State 70-55 on Sunday.

The Sooners (5-0) made 12 of 16 shots and scored a season-high 28 points in the third quarter to stretch a 31-23 halftime advantage to 59-36.

Colorado State (2-3) hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and cut the lead to 12 before Derica Wyatt blunted the surge with a 3-pointer with 1:40 to play.

Oklahoma made 8 of 10 free throws in the fourth quarter to finish 20 of 25 for the game.

Colorado State shot 30 percent, going 11 of 32 behind the arc and 10 of 28 inside. The Rams were 8 of 11 from the line, 6 of 8 in the fourth quarter.

Sofie Tryggedsson had 11 points for CSU.

 

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