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Paris carries Oklahoma past Illinois

Dec 6, 2007 - 4:39 AM CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (Ticker) -- Courtney Paris registered her 68th consecutive double-double to lift No. 9 Oklahoma to a 77-67 victory over Illinois on Wednesday.

Paris scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Sooners, who shot a blistering 56.3 percent (18-of-32) in the second half. She also blocked four shots.

Wednesday night was the two-year anniversary of the start of Paris' streak, when she went for 24 points and 22 boards against UCLA.

Danielle Robinson added 14 points and a career-high seven steals for Oklahoma (5-2).

Chelsea Gordon scored 16 points and Danyel Crutcher and Jenna Smith added 15 apiece for Illinois (6-3).








  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    OKLAHOMA (9) 29 48 77
    ILLINOIS 23 44 67 FINAL

    Dec 5 10:55 PM


  • NCAA WOMENS BB
    (9) OKLAHOMA 29
    ILLINOIS 23 HALFTIME

    Dec 5 9:47 PM