Ana Llanusa, Madi Williams lead Oklahoma Sooners in 98-77 win over West Virginia

The Oklahoma Sooners opened Big 12 play with a big win over West Virginia, sparked by Ana Llanusa’s 28 points and 24 points Madi Williams.

The Sooners led for most of the first half until a West Virginia run helped the Mountaineers take a three-point lead into halftime. The two sides traded buckets for much of the third quarter. With about two minutes to play in the third, the Oklahoma Sooners took over.

Down 62-61, the Sooners went on an 8-0 run to close out the quarter with a 69-62 lead. Six more points to start the fourth quarter gave Oklahoma a 13-point lead, and they were in control for the remainder of the game.

The Sooners outscored the Mountaineers 29-17 in the fourth quarter as their starters took over the game.

Llanusa was 11 of 13 from the field and 3 of 3 from three-point range. She added six rebounds and five assists. Williams was 11 of 18 and added five rebounds of her own. Taylor Robertson was deadly from three yet again, hitting 6 of 10 from beyond the arch for 18 points. She also added three rebounds and three assists for the Sooners.

Liz Scott chipped in nine points, and Skylar Vann added nine of her own off the bench. Aubrey Joens hit a couple of big threes for the Sooners early in the fourth quarter that helped the Sooners pull away.

Oklahoma moved to 11-1 on the season and 1-0 in Big 12 play. The Sooners now get ready to host a top-25 matchup with the No. 23 Baylor Bears at the Lloyd Noble Center on Tuesday. Tip-off is set for 6:00 p.m. C.T.

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