NORMAN, Okla. -- Nicole Kornet scored a career-high 26 points, topping her previous best of 19, as No. 20 Oklahoma cruised past Maryland Eastern Shore 105-46 Sunday.
After a week off, Oklahoma built an early 36-10 lead before going on a 14-0 run, with scoring from five different Sooners and eventually led 54-15 at halftime.
Kaylon Williams had 14 points for Oklahoma (7-3) and Gioya Carter added 11 points, nine coming from the free throw line. Nicole Griffin controlled the paint with nine points, ten rebounds and four blocked shots, helping the Sooners finish with a 59-37 rebounding advantage.
The Oklahoma defense held Maryland-Eastern Shore (3-6) to 21.7 percent shooting, forced 21 turnovers and had seven blocks.
Alexis Udoji scored 13 points for UMES. Jessica Long, averaging 16.8 points coming in, was held to just six points on 2-of-8 shooting. Shawnee Sweeney made just one of her 12 shots from behind the arc.
Twenty years after winning gold in Atlanta, members of the 1996 U.S. Olympic team reunited and walked down memory lane while being honored by the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
At Saturday's Women's Basketball Hall of Fame induction, this year's class -- including Natalie Williams and Jackie Stiles -- spoke about the ties that bind everyone in the women's hoops world.
Disappointed by being left off the U.S. Olympic volleyball team? Just reach the Olympics in another sport. Natalie Williams, one of six Hall of Fame inductees, was that athletically gifted.
|North Carolina A&T||12-4||-||19-12|
|South Carolina State||7-9||5||13-16|
|North Carolina Central||3-13||9||5-23|