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Sooners win second straight

Oklahoma (13-7, 4-3 Big 12) relied on its perimeter shooting to tab a 63-52 win over TCU on Saturday night inside Lloyd Noble Center.

OU shot 6-of-12 from 3-point land in the second half to secure the victory, its second in a row, and go up above .500 in conference action.

Shooting guard Aaryn Ellenberg led the way with 19 points, including 3-of-8 from behind the arc and 4-of-5 from the charity stripe. Point guard Morgan Hook was the only other Sooner to score in double figures with 11 points and Nicole Griffin led the team in boards (7), assists (5), and blocks (2).

OU struggled early, racking up 12 turnovers before halftime intermission. The early mistakes gave the Sooners a nine-point lead at the half while the team itself was shooting 53 percent from the field. The team finished with only two players who recorded minutes without a turnover.

However, OU executed a more sound performance in the final 20 minutes of the game, giving up just four turnovers to round out the contest while TCU struggled to get any extended offensive rhythm going on its end of the court.

TCU stuck close to its seasonal shooting average of 24 percent throughout the second half, finishing 14-of-58 from the field in the loss. Natalie Ventress led the Horned Frogs with 14 points en route to the team's fourth conference loss this year and third loss in its last four outings.

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