Lubbock, TX (Sports Network) - Andrea Riley scored a game-high 21 points, as No. 15 Oklahoma State earned a 58-56 win over Texas Tech at United Spirit Arena.
Taylor Hardeman finished with 15 points on five three-pointers, as Oklahoma State (20-3, 8-2 Big 12) tallied its second consecutive 20-win season. The Cowgirls are currently riding the momentum of a four-game win streak.
Stanecia Graham poured in 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Texas Tech (14-10, 2-8), which has lost four straight. The Lady Raiders opened the season on a nine-game winning streak, but have won just twice in their last 11 outings.
Dominic Seals donated 12 points and Jordan Murphree added 11 in defeat, as the Lady Raiders also had a seven-game winning streak halted in the series. The Cowgirls last won in the series on Jan. 24, 2004, an 88-87 double overtime contest in Stillwater.
Texas Tech had a chance for the upset, as LaVonda Henderson made a pair of free throws with nine seconds left that tied the game. However, Shaunte' Smith drew a foul on the ensuing possession and sealed the win for OSU when she knocked down a pair at the line with two seconds remaining.
(courtesy: sports network)