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December 18, 2013

Coale’s Sooners could be in for a trap or a cake walk

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“There were fewer errors (Sunday), regardless of the competition, the score or what was going on,” she said. “There were fewer errors in terms of the process, whether it was the defensive process or the rebounding process or the transition process … For example, more guys ran (the floor) with consistency … More guys bumped their guy before going for a rebound.”

Those are some of the indicators Coale said she hoped to and did see Sunday, the kinds of things that let her know the progress she thought her team had made during a week of practice had in fact been made.

The thing about tonight?

OU’s in the same boat.

“I thought it was a big positive step, but again,” Coale said, “you’ve got to keep doing those things over and over and over, and that’s how you know who you are.”

Also, offered Kornet, “on the road is always harder.”

Fairfield should offer all the resistance it can muster. Whatever that is or isn’t, the Sooners now have a clear idea what they want to accomplish.

Clay Horning

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cfhorning@normantranscript.com

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