NORMAN, Okla. -- Aaryn Ellenberg scored 19 points, leading five Oklahoma players in double figures, and the 17th-ranked Sooners spoiled West Virginia's Big 12 debut with a 71-68 victory Wednesday night.
Sharane Campbell had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Joanna McFarland had 13 points and 13 rebounds for Oklahoma (11-2). Nicole Griffin added 11 points and Morgan Hook scored 10 for the Sooners in their season conference opener. Campbell's free throw with 5 seconds left made it 71-67 Sooners.
Taylor Palmer made eight 3-pointers and led the Mountaineers (8-4) with 30 points.
Oklahoma only made two 3-pointers but the Sooners made 31-of-39 free throws while West Virginia was 9 for 13 from the foul line.
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