OU Women Defeat Iowa State

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 10:07 pm
By: News On 6

The Associated Press

NORMAN, OK -- Courtney Paris got back into double-double territory with a season-high 25 points and 19 rebounds to lead No. 2 Oklahoma to a 58-49 win against No. 16 Iowa State on Wednesday night.

Two games after her record-breaking string of 122 straight double-doubles was snapped, Paris turned it on in the second half to guide the Sooners (21-2, 9-0 Big 12) to their 17th straight win.

Paris had eight of her points during a 16-5 run as the Sooners charged back after allowing Iowa State to take the lead in the opening minute of the second half. Her basket inside put klahoma
on top 42-35, and the Sooners were able to hold off another charge that got the Cyclones back within two with 4 1/2 minutes left.

Heather Ezell scored 15 points to lead Iowa State (18-5, 6-3).