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January 27, 2013

Young sparks Pokes

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Toni Young had 15 points and 15 rebounds and Lindsey Keller added 14 points to lead No. 12 Oklahoma State to a 65-52 victory against Kansas on Saturday night.

Tiffany Bias and Kendra Suttles had 12 points each for the Cowgirls (15-3, 4-3 Big 12), who have won 24 straight games in which they had four players score in double figures, including 13 this season.

Chelsea Gardner had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Jayhawks (12-6, 3-4).

Gardner’s jumper got Kansas within 36-34 with 15:17 remaining, but the Jayhawks went scoreless for the next 5:55. Meanwhile, a 3-pointer by Suttles helped Oklahoma State build a 43-34 cushion, and Kansas got no closer than seven the rest of the way.

Carolyn Davis and Natalie Knight had 12 points apiece for Kansas, and Angel Goodrich added 10.

No. 24 Iowa State 53, West Virginia 49: Hallie Christofferson scored 23 points and grabbed seven boards in No. 24 Iowa State’s 53-49 win over West Virginia on Saturday.

Nikki Moody and Chelsea Poppens added 10 apiece for the Cyclones, who snapped a two-game losing streak.

Iowa State (14-4, 5-3 Big 12) shot just 39 percent (16 of 41) from the field, but nine of those shots came from 3-point range.

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