STILLWATER, Okla. — Loryn Goodwin scored 14 of her 30 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 24 Oklahoma State pull away and beat No. 17 WVU, 79-73, in a Big 12 Conference game, on Jan. 17.
Oklahoma State (13-4, 4-2 Big 12) rebounded from a
16-point loss at Kansas State on Jan. 13 and improved to 2-3 against top 25 opponents. WVU (15-4, 3-4) has lost consecutive games and four of its last six.
Goodwin now has three 30-point games, the most since Toni Young had three for the Cowgirls in the 2010-’11 season.
Braxtin Miller added 23 points, and Kaylee Jensen had 17 points and 11 rebounds for her third double-double of the year.
Miller and Goodwin made back-to-back 3-pointers to spark a 21-12 surge that stretched the Cowgirls’ two-point lead to 74-63 with 2:46 left.
WVU pulled six points behind with 40 seconds left before Miller and Jensen combined for 5-of-6 shooting at the line to seal it.
Naomi Davenport scored 25 points and Teana Muldrow had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead WVU.
WVU got only five points from its bench. Ashley Jones scored three points and Destiny Harden added a basket.
The Mountaineers stay on the road. WVU tangles with Iowa State, at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 20, in Ames, Iowa.