NORMAN, Okla. -- Aaryn Ellenberg scored 26 points, including Oklahoma's last 13, as the No. 16 Sooners held off Texas Tech for a 65-55 victory on Saturday night.
Oklahoma (14-2, 4-0 Big 12) led 52-48 with 4:48 remaining when Ellenberg hit a 3-pointer, a jumper and a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions to thwart a comeback attempt by the Red Raiders (12-4, 2-2). She protected the lead by going 5 for 6 from the free throw line in the final 1:32.
Ellenberg made 7-of-19 shots, including 5 of 10 from 3-point range. She had two blocked shots.
Joanna McFarland added 14 points and 16 rebounds and Nicole Griffin 13 points for the Sooners.
Chynna Brown and Casey Morris scored 11 points apiece for Texas Tech.
espnW's Mechelle Voepel says it is alarming that women's basketball stands alone in the latest Notice of Allegations that North Carolina received from the NCAA and explains how the notice has impacted the Tar Heels' recruiting.