Missouri stuns OU in Big 12 women's upset


Wednesday, March 12th 2008, 12:30 am
By: News 9


Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alyssa Hollins scored 10 points in overtime as 12th-seeded Missouri shocked fifth-seeded Oklahoma 70-64 today in the first round of the Big 12 women's tournament.

Missouri's Amanda Hanneman hit a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left to send the game into overtime as the Tigers became the first 12th seed to win a game in the tournament.

Missouri won only two conference games but advances to play fourth-seeded Texas A&M tomorrow.

Courtney Paris had 30 points and 20 rebounds for Number 13 Oklahoma (21-8), which won the tournament the past two years. Ashley Paris had 23 rebounds and 12 points.

Hollins finished with 19 points for the Tigers (10-20).

Jessra Johnson had 16 points and 14 rebounds for Missouri and Shakara Jones added 16 points.