Peyton Little's third trey of the game with 2.0 seconds left gave the Sooners a 74-70 lead in the fourth quarter. Little scored nine points in the second half against Texas.
The redshirt senior surpassed Carin Stites for seventh place in school history with 153 career 3-pointers.
"I’ve practiced that shot a million times. Gioya (Carter) set that cut up perfectly and Gabbi (Ortiz) delivered.” - Peyton Little
Little combined with Gabbi Ortiz to score 13 of OU's 18 points in the fourth quarter. The redshirt senior now has 63 double-figure scoring games at Oklahoma.
Junior center Vionise Pierre-Louis led all scorers with 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field. The junior has scored 20-plus points twice in the last three games.
"It’s just being aggressive on my part, wanting the ball and wanting to score.” - VPL
Pierre-Louis is averaging 21.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per game over the last three contests. OU is 5-1 this season when Pierre-Louis leads the Sooners in scoring.
The Lake Worth, Fla., native recorded three blocks Saturday against Texas, passing former Sooner Amanda Thompson for fourth in OU history with 123 career blocks.
ORTIZ IN CONTR0L
Gabbi Ortiz stuffed the stat sheet with 14 points, five rebounds and five assists in 37 minutes of turnover-free basketball. The junior picked up a pair of key steals that led to points for the Sooners in the second half.
For the third consecutive game, senior guard Gioya Carter finished in double figures, recording 10 points versus the Longhorns. The senior was 3-for-5 from the floor and hit all four attempts at the free throw line.