Found March 27, 2013 on
Juiced Sports Blog:
Cameron Indoor Stadium has seen some spectacular comebacks in its 73 years. Add another one to the list. The Duke women kept alive their season Tuesday night, overcoming a 15-point second-half deficit to defeat Oklahoma State 68-59 and advance to the Sweet Sixteen.
Duke and Oklahoma State advanced with wins Sunday, Duke 67-51 over Hampton, Oklahoma State 73-56 over DePaul. Both games were closer than the final score suggests. Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie called Hampton the best 15-seed in the universe and they played like it, trailing by only six points with 10 minutes left before Duke pulled away.
Tricia Liston and Elizabeth Williams led Duke with 20 and 18 points respectively.
Playing at home, Duke was a comfortable favorite over the No. 7 seed Cowgirls. But the Blue Devils got a rude wake-up call right off the bat. Duke turned it over on its first three possessions, settled down to take a 4-2 lead and then went almost five minutes without scoring.
By this point Duke was behind 1...
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With basketball over for the Oklahoma State Cowboys and spring break concluded that means spring football is up and running again. That also means inquiring minds are back to inquiring about football.
Elizabeth Williams had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Duke rallied to beat Oklahoma State 68-59 on Tuesday night in the second round of the Norfolk Regional.
Haley Peters added 15 points and 13 rebounds while Tricia Liston scored eight of her 13 in the final 6-plus minutes and Chloe Wells also finished with 13 for the second-seeded Blue Devils (32-2). They advance to face sixth...
Duke is always tough to beat at Cameron Indoor Stadium - especially in the NCAA tournament.
Still, the Blue Devils are getting ready for a major test from an Oklahoma State team that is capable of matching Duke's high-powered offense.
Second-seeded Duke (31-2) puts its 17-game home winning streak in tournament games on the line Tuesday night against the seventh-seeded Cowgirls...
Two players from last season's Lawrence Free State playoff semifinalist in Kansas were patrolling the sidelines at Oklahoma State practice on Wednesday. One of them has a strong tie to OSU as in he was born in Stillwater when his father was coaching the defensive line for the Cowboys. Joe Dineen and Fred Wyatt are the two players from Free State High School.
Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy, some of his assistant coaches and players met with the media for the second time this spring before going to the practice fields on Wednesday that in some ways signaled the second start to spring practice. The practice was the second in full pads this spring. The Orange-White Spring Game concludes the 15 practices allowed by the NCAA on April 20.
Between now and the summer there will be all kinds of news on possible walk-on additions to the Oklahoma State Cowboys football team. One possible future Cowboy for next fall was eyeballing practice Wednesday as Tahlequah Sequoyah standout Niko Hammer and his dad make the trip to Stillwater to watch practice.
Quarterback Clint Chelf is not the only Oklahoma State player in graduate school this spring. Chelf was admitted into the MBA program in the Spears School of Business on the Oklahoma State campus last December. Offensive guard Parker Graham, that's right offensive guard, is also enrolled in graduate school and working on a master's degree in administration.