2008 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Championship
Game 8: No. 3 Oklahoma State vs. No. 11 Kansas

March 12, 2008

Final Score: Oklahoma State 82 - Kansas 62

Starters
Kansas: Jacobs, McIntosh, Morris, McCray, Boogaard
Oklahoma State: Riley, Hardeman, Green, Smith, Cordero

2007-08 Regular Season
Oklahoma State won the only meeting between the two squads this season, 59-54, in the conference opener in Lawrence.

Updated Head-to-Head Figures

  • Kansas leads the all-time series 28-22
  • The Cowgirls improved to 4-5 against the Jayhawks in championship history
  • Now in third year at Oklahoma State, Kurt Budke is 3-1 against Kansas
  • Bonnie Henrickson is now 2-3 against OSU in her four-year career at KU

At the Conference Tournament

  • OSU improves to 7-11 all-time at the conference tournament and 6-7 in tourney games held at Municipal Auditorium
  • KU currently owns an 8-12 overall record in tourney action
  • This was the first time in program history that OSU received a first-round bye at the conference tourney
  • The Cowgirls' 20-point win equals their largest margin of victory at the Big 12 Championships

Round Two

  • The Cowgirls improve to 2-4 all-time in the championship's second round
  • The Jayhawks now stand 3-5 on day two
  • The No. 3 seed is now 9-3 in the tournament's second round, while the No. 11 seed remains winless at 0-5

OSU by the Numbers

  • With her 23 points, Andrea Riley became the program's all-time single-season scorer with 683 points ... The sophomore has scored 20+ points in all but one (29) contest this season and 10+ points in13 consecutive games.
  • Shaunte' Smith 12 points give her 750 in her career ... the junior recorded a season-high four steals ... she needs just five more rebounds to reach 600 in her career.
  • Taylor Hardeman drained four 3-pointers on the day and has now hit a pair of treys in 13 of her last 19 games ... Her 117 3-pointers are the second most in school history ... the junior also netted 15+ points for the seventh time this season.
  • Danielle Green's 10 points puts her past the 750-point career benchmark (758)
  • The win ends OSU's five-game losing streak in the conference tourney ... Their last win had come against Missouri at the 2003 championship.
  • OSU's 24 wins is its second-highest total in school history
  • This is the third time this season the Cowgirls have had five players score in double figures in a single game win
  • The team's 39 second-half points was just under its season average of 40.2
  • The Cowgirls recorded 10+ steals for the 18th time this season.

KU by the Numbers

  • Danielle McCray recorded her seventh double-double of the season with 18 points and 12 boards ... the sophomore scored double-digit points for the 24th time this season and the 39th of her career ... she also grabbed 5+ rebounds for the 23rd time this season.
  • Krysten Boogaard's 17 points mark her sixth game in league play scoring in double figures
  • LaChelda Jacobs matched her season high 15 points against the Cowgirls ... This is her seventh contest of the season scoring double-digit points.
  • KU's 20-point loss matches its second highest ever at the Big 12 tourney
  • When the Jayhawks outrebound their opponent they are 14-7
  • When scoring between 60-69 points the squad owns a 7-3 record
  • When playing a top-25 team KU is 0-8 this season and 1-24 under Henrickson
  • This is the team's 10th game to have three players in double figures since league play opened
  • KU is 2-11 on the season when trailing at the half and 10-45 under Henrickson