Final Four Bound: Sooners rout CU in West final

Oklahoma head coach Sherri Coale is lifted by guard Stacey Dales in the final seconds of the second half in the NCAA West Regional championship game Monday in Boise, Idaho. Oklahoma beat Colorado 94-60, sending them to their first-ever final four appearance.

Look out San Antonio, here they come.

For the first team in school history, the Oklahoma women's basketball team is headed to the Final Four after their 94-60 win over Colorado in the West Regional Finals Monday night in Boise, Idaho.

LaNeishea Caufield scored 14 of her game-high 25 points in a 32-6 second half run that helped the Sooners pull away from a 46-42 lead.

Senior guard Stacey Dales scored 20 points and was named the West Region's Most Valuable Player.

Rosalind Ross and Jamie Talbert each added 13 points.

Eisha Bowman led Colorado with 18 points.

Oklahoma will play Duke in the national semi-finals next Sunday in San Antonio. Duke advanced to the Final Four with a 77-68 win over South Carolina in the East Region finals on Monday.

COLORADO (24-10)
Scott 1-2 2-2 4, Bohman 8-14 2-3 18, Hartshorn 1-5 0-0 2, Roulier 2-6 4-4 8, Nightingale 2-6 1-1 5, Fagan 0-0 0-0 0, Stafford 1-2 0-0 2, Johns-Richardson 0-1 0-0 0, Lappe 0-2 2-2 2, Delepine 1-1 1-2 3, Spencer 0-0 0-0 0, Lini 0-0 0-0 0, Bjorklund 4-10 3-3 11, Wirt 1-1 3-4 5. Totals 21-50 18-21 60.

OKLAHOMA (31-3)
Hill 2-6 2-2 6, Talbert 5-7 2-2 12, Caufield 8-13 4-6 25, Dales 7-13 5-6 20, Ross 4-9 2-2 12, Luce 0-0 0-0 0, Simon 1-3 0-0 3, Shoush 0-0 2-2 2, Jackson 4-7 0-0 8, Selmon 1-2 0-0 2, Casey 2-2 0-0 4, Scott 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-62 17-20 94.

Halftime-Oklahoma 37-33. 3-Point goals-Colorado 0-4 (Nightingale 0-2, Roulier 0-2), Oklahoma 9-21 (Caufield 5-7, Ross 2-5, Dales 1-4, Simon 1-2, Hill 0-3). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Colorado 31 (Bohman, Nightingale 6), Oklahoma 28 (Hill 7). Assists-Colorado 5 (Scott, Bohman, Roulier, Nightingale, Stafford 1), Oklahoma 23 (Dales 9). Total fouls-Colorado 15, Oklahoma 19. A-6,107.

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