STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Kimberly Dietz hit four 3-pointers in
the second half to help Number 22 Kansas State beat 14th-ranked
Oklahoma State 68-63 today.
It was ninth straight win for the Wildcats (14-5, 6-0 Big 12),
who moved into a tie with Baylor for the conference lead.
Oklahoma State (16-3, 4-2) lost its second straight game, having
also fallen to Texas on Wednesday. Andrea Riley led the Cowgirls
with 34 points and added 9 rebounds, but that wasn't enough to keep
Kansas State from ending Oklahoma State's 12-game winning streak at
Marlies Gipson led the Wildcats with a season-high 21 points and
Oklahoma State entered the game atop the Big 12 in scoring
offense, averaging 80.3 points per game, but scored fewer than 70
for the third straight contest.
Kansas State didn't trail during the final 13 minutes, but the
Wildcats never could pull away from Oklahoma State. Twice in the
final few minutes, Oklahoma State cut the Wildcats' lead to three