DES MOINES, IA -- Andrea Riley sank a free throw with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to give Oklahoma State a 73-72 victory over Florida State in the second round of the New Orleans Regional.
The back-and-forth game appeared headed to a second overtime
when Riley was trapped 18 feet from the basket with time about to
She went up for what would have been an awkward shot and
official Teresa Dahlem whistled a foul on Florida State's Shante
Williams just as the buzzer sounded.
The officials then checked the TV monitor and put 0.7 seconds on
the clock. Riley -- who finished with 21 -- bricked the first one
but nailed the second. She then intercepted Florida State's long
inbounds pass, allowing the Cowgirls to escape.
The third-seeded Cowgirls (27-7) -- led by Danielle Green's 23
points -- will play Number 2 seed LSU in the regional semifinals
Mara Freshour led Florida State (19-14) with 20 points. Williams
finished with 19.