Oklahoma State 78, Oral Roberts 53 (women)

Saturday, December 2nd 2006, 4:32 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Andrea Riley scores a career-high 20 points and had 10 assists as Oklahoma State surpassed its win total from last season with a 78-53 win over Oral Roberts Saturday at the Bertha Teague Classic in Tulsa.

The Cowgirls were 6-22 last basketball season but are off to a 7-0 start in coach Kurt Budke's second season at OSU.

OSU took the lead with a 13--4 run midway through the 1st half and led by 10 at halftime.

ORU got within 6 in the opening moments of the 2nd half, but OSU pulled away again with a 12-2 run that included 7 points from Riley.

Maria Cordero added 19 points and 10 rebounds, Rashidat Sadiq scored 13 and Kollo had 10 for the Cowgirls.

Jenny Hardin led ORU with 19 points, and Elisha Turek added 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Eagles, who are 5-2.