No. 24 Oklahoma State women beat No. 17 West Virginia 79-73
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Loryn Goodwin scored 14 of her 30 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 24 Oklahoma State pull away and beat No. 17 West Virginia 79-73 on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma State (13-4, 4-2 Big 12 Conference) rebounded from a 16-point loss at Kansas State on Saturday and improved to 2-3 against Top 25 opponents. West Virginia (15-4, 3-4) has lost consecutive games and four of its last six.
Goodwin now has three 30-point games, the most since Toni Young had three for the Cowgirls in the 2010-11 season. Braxtin Miller added 23 points, and Kaylee Jensen had 17 points and 11 rebounds for her third double-double of the season.
Miller and Goodwin made back-to-back 3-pointers to spark a 21-12 surge that stretched the Cowgirls’ two-point lead to 74-63 with 2:46 left. West Virginia pulled within six points with 40 seconds left before Miller and Jensen combined for 5-of-6 shooting at the line to seal it.
Naomi Davenport scored 25 points and Teana Muldrow had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead West Virginia.