NORMAN, Okla. -- Nicole Griffin scored 15 points and No. 11 Oklahoma opened with a 19-0 run Sunday, beating Saint Louis 68-33.
The Sooners (2-1) bounced back from an 86-80 home loss to UCLA on Wednesday by holding the Billikens (0-3) to 10 points in the first half, tying a school record for Oklahoma. Meanwhile the Sooners' offense was clicking, with six different players contributing to the 19-point burst. Oklahoma led 40-10 at the break.
Saint Louis didn't get on the board until Jacy Bradley hit a 3-pointer with 11:09 remaining in the first half.
Aaryn Ellenberg scored 13 points and Whitney Hand had 11 points, plus team highs with six rebounds, four assists and three steals, for the Sooners.
Bradley was the only Billikens player in double figures, with 11 points.
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