Posted March 23, 2013 on AP on Fox
For nearly everyone on Oklahoma State, the NCAA tournament will be a new experience. Meanwhile, reaching the field of 64 is old hat for DePaul. The Cowboys are hoping their two seniors can steady them Sunday when they face the Blue Demons in a first-round match at Durham, N.C. Oklahoma State claimed a No. 7 seed as it makes its first trip to the tournament since 2010. Seniors Toni Young and Lindsey Keller are the only players on the Cowgirls (21-10) with NCAA tournament experience, appearing as freshmen and reaching the second round, though coach Jim Littell's team has some success in postseason play after winning the Women's NIT last year. "Building the program, winning the WNIT helped us gain six more games last year in a tournament setting, and I believe it was a definite help for our team this year,'' Littell said. "The natural progression was for us to build from winning the WNIT last year to making the NCAA tournament and, hopefully, winning some g...

Oklahoma St. 73, DePaul 56

Toni Young scored 20 of her 25 points in the first half to help Oklahoma State beat DePaul 73-56 on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament's Norfolk Region. Liz Donohoe added 14 points for the seventh-seeded Cowgirls (22-10), who blew nearly all of a 16-point lead before taking back control with a 13-0 run. Young also grabbed 13 rebounds. Oklahoma State shot 46 percent...

Toni Young, Cowgirls Advance In NCAAs

Toni Young and Kendra Suttles were too much for the DePaul Blue Demons on Sunday afternoon in a first-round game of the NCAA Tournament's Norfolk Region. Young finished with 25 points and 13 rebounds while Suttles added 11 points and 13 rebounds in leading the Cowgirls to a 73-56 victory in OSU's first NCAA trip since 2010. The Cowgirls, 22-10, advance to face the hometown...
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