Oklahoma State 86, Southern 46 [women]


Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 9:43 pm
By: News On 6


STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Rashidat Sadiq had 21 points and 13 rebounds as Oklahoma State routed Southern 86-46 on Tuesday night.

Maria Cordero added 15 points for Oklahoma State, which moved to 3-0 for the first time since the 2000-01 season.

Sadiq, a transfer from Connecticut, scored seven of her 15 1st-half points in the final 4-minutes of the half, giving the Cowgirls a 35-24 lead. In the 2nd half, Oklahoma State held Southern (0-3) to 8 baskets and 33 percent shooting.

All 13 Oklahoma State players who suited up scored and the Cowgirls outrebounded the Jaguars 58-17.

Oklahoma State's win was its second of the season over a team that reached last season's NCAA tournament. The Cowgirls also beat California-Riverside in their season opener.

Krystal Huggins scored 14 points to lead Southern.