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November 30, 2012

Sooners crush Lady Demons without Manning

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NORMAN —

The Sooners certainly played loose. They outrebounded the Lady Demons 44 to 25, and a season-high 14 steals were part of 24 Northwestern State turnovers, twice as many as the Sooners’ 12.

The person most affected by Manning’s injury is Hand, who will now be guarding opponents’ power forward — the “four” in basketball parlance. Offensively, her game may not change much, though she’s bound to spend a little more time nearer to the basket.

“I’m whatever they need me to be,” said Hand, who finished with nine points and seven rebounds, tops on the boards among Sooner starters.

The game was out of hand almost from the start, with OU taking care of the ball and scoring just about every trip down the court over the game’s first 10 minutes.

The Sooners scored the game’s first 10 points and grabbed its first 20-point edge, 26-5, 12:17 before the half. It was 45-19 at the half and the next 20 minutes were even more lopsided.

Though shorthanded, the Sooners may be on to something.

Clay HorningFollow me @clayhorningcfhorning@normantranscript.com

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