TULSA, Okla. – The No. 15/14 Oklahoma State Cowgirls (18-5, 6-3) will host the Texas Tech Lady Raiders (14-9, 2-7) Saturday evening.
The Cowgirls are looking to rebound against Tech. Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team will look snap its first losing streak of the season on Saturday night at 6 p.m. when it hosts Texas Tech. The Cowgirls had the midweek off after last
Saturday’s 77-66 loss to Oklahoma, while the Lady Raiders are coming off a
57-54 win over Texas A&M. For , the loss was its second straight,
snapping a 13-game home winning streak.
Cowgirls and Lady Raiders … The Series
Tech holds a 26-16 advantage in the all-time series. However, the Cowgirls
won two of three last year, including a 63-57 triumph in the Big 12
Championship. Overall, has won four of the last five after Tech had won
22 of 24. Tech has won two of the last three in Gallagher-Iba Arena and
holds a 10-9 advantage in Stillwater.
Scouting The Lady Raiders
Texas Tech comes to town fresh off its second conference victory of the year
after knocking off No. 13 Texas A&M, 57-54, on Wednesday. The win snapped a
six-game losing streak for the Lady Raiders. Tech is 1-5 this season in true
road games, including an 0-4 mark against conference opponents. The Lady
Raiders lead the Big 12 with their 10.9 steals per game. Ashlee Roberson is
third among league players with her 8.8 rebounds per contest. Monique Smalls
is fifth in the league with her 2.3 steals and seventh with her 3.9 assists
What to Watch for
Andrea Riley enters the contest No. 2 nationally in consecutive
double-figure scoring games at 81 … Ohio State¹s Jantel Lavender leads the
nation at 93 consecutive games … Riley is one steal away from tying
Kansas¹ Lynn Pride for sixth place on the Big 12¹s career list at 279 …
Saturday will be OSU¹s Pink Zone game … the initiative is a global,
unified effort for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s ()
nation of coaches to assist in raising breast cancer awareness on the court,
across campuses, in communities and beyond … the Cowgirls will wear pink
shoe laces and shooting shirts to commemorate the event.