SMU shocks Sooners, 71-68

Mustangs end No. 15 Oklahoma's 25-game home winning streak

The streak is over.

SMU guard Andrea Cossey's game-winning three-point shot with nine seconds left not only helped the Mustangs knock off No. 15 Oklahoma, but it also ended the Sooners' 25-game home winning streak.

Oklahoma's last home lass was to Iowa State in January of 2001.

Cossey finished with 16 points and her backcourt mate Shanta Ramdhanny led the way with 22 in the Mustangs' 71-68 win over the Sooners Saturday in Norman.

"The last shot of the game that SMU scored on is entirely my responsibility," said Oklahoma Head Coach Sherri Coale. "I rolled the dice and decided to trap and try to create a turnover."

"We thought at least if they throw it around and scramble they would get a lay up at worst. How they were able to find Cossey on the backside of the floor, I don't know. I knew it was going in before she ever caught it."

Oklahoma tied the game at 68 and had a chance to take the lead with thirty seconds left. Dionnah Jackson was fouled while hitting a jumper in the lane, but missed the free throw that would have given the Sooners a one point lead.

Cossey hit three on SMU's next possession and Laura Andrews missed a three-pointer at the buzzer that would have tied the game.

Freshmen Chelsi Welch led the Sooners with 18 points.

"We needed to come up with big stops and we didn't," said Dionnah Jackson. "It took away our momentum offensively. Once again, it goes with us all being on the court together at the same time. They played hard, you have to give them credit."

"SMU played great and give them credit," said Coale. "They shot the ball very well, probably better than any game all year. They made plays when they had to."

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