OSU Cowgirls Advance to Semifinals of Big 12 Tournament
Kendra Suttles scored 16 points and Toni Young had 11 points and 18 rebounds to lead Oklahoma State past Texas Tech 59-54 in the Big 12 women's tournament quarterfinals Saturday.
The Lady Raiders, who beat the Cowgirls twice during the regular season, pulled within a point three times in the last 3 1/2 minutes but committed a turnover with the only chance they had to take the lead.
Young put Oklahoma State (21-9) up 55-52 with 38 seconds left when she was fouled after an offensive rebound and made both free throws.
Liz Donohoe scored 13, putting the Cowgirls ahead for good on a 3-pointer late in the first half and icing the win with four free throws in the last 21 seconds. Brittney Martin had 14 points and a game-high seven steals.
Kelsi Baker led Texas Tech (21-10) with 17 points and a season-high 14 rebounds.