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Oral Roberts 75, W. Illinois 72 (OT)

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) _ Krista Ragan scored six points in overtime to lead No. 6 seed Oral Roberts to a 75-72 upset of third-seeded Western Illinois Saturday night in the fourth quarterfinal game of the Mid-Continent Conference Tournament.

Oral Roberts (13-15) will play Oakland in the second semifinal game on Monday at Memorial Coliseum at 2:15 p.m.

Western Illinois (16-12) led by one point twice in overtime, first on a basket by Tugba Palazoglu, then when she made two free throws with 2:04 to play. Oral Roberts took the lead for good on a Shannon Mims layup with 1:48 to play.

Western Illinois trailed the entire second half, but Somer Eastwood sent the game into overtime when she shook free for a layup with three seconds to play in regulation.

Ragan led Oral Roberts with 27 points and Mims had a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Tiffany Cornelius led Western Illinois with 28 points. Becky Tyo and Palazoglu each had 12 and Eastwood had 10.

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