The third-ranked Oklahoma (7-0) women's basketball won their seventh straight game of the young 2001 season and remained unbeaten with their 89-68 win over Wichita State (1-2) Thursday night in Norman.
For the second straight game, preseason Naismith Player of the Year candidate LaNeishea Caufield led the Sooners (7-0) in scoring and Stacey Dales recorded a double-double.
Caufield poured in a game-high 22 points while Dales added 18 points and 10 assists, despite missing missing time in the second half with a jammed finger.
Caufield led Oklahoma's first-half charge, scoring 11 of her 22 points in the opening session as the Sooners jumped on the Shockers early, connecting on their first 10 shot attempts and building a 15-point lead midway through first half.
Carlesa Dixon led the Shockers with 21 points while Angela Buckner added 13 points and pulled down a game-high 18 rebounds.
Caton Hill also added 16 points and 10 rebounds for Oklahoma.
Up next for Oklahoma is a non-conference battle with SMU next Wednesday in Dallas. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. The Sooners return to the Lloyd Noble Center one week from this Saturday when they host Montana State at 1 p.m. at the LNC.
Sooners stay perfect with win over Wichita State
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