Vionise Pierre-Louis set a career high with 33 points, added a team-high 13 rebounds and chipped in three assists and one block vs. West Virginia.
She became the first OU player to score 30-plus points in a single game this season. Her 33 points are tied for the 16th-most ever by a Sooner.
Pierre-Louis scored 31 of her 33 points after halftime. She finished 11-of 13 from the field in the second half and in overtime. She scored 12 of OU's 23 points during the two overtime periods.
In need of an offensive spark, the Sooners turned to Pierre-Louis in the second half. During the fourth quarter, she scored 12 straight points and 15 in the frame to push the contest into overtime.
In the extra frames, Pierre-Louis was 3-of-5 from the floor and 6-of-6 at the line to pace OU's attack.
Pierre-Louis' 33 points are the most by a Sooner in a Big 12 game since Aaryn Ellenberg scored 37 at Texas in 2014.
OU is 3-0 all-time when Pierre-Louis scores 20-plus points. The junior leads the Sooners with seven double-doubles this season.
Senior guard Gioya Carter turned in a gutsy performance, scoring 14 points on 4-of-10 shooting.
As the Sooners trailed by 12, the Midwest City, Okla., native sparked OU's comeback effort by sinking her second 3-pointer of the night early in the fourth quarter.
“I can remember the moment when Gioya hit that three, I remember looking at the scoreboard and getting confidence." - Gabbi Ortiz
OU is 6-1 this season when Carter scores in double figures. The senior played 33 minutes and added in two assists and two rebounds against the Mountaineers.
Peyton Little kept the Sooners within striking distance by scoring 11 of her 13 points in the first half. The redshirt senior did not leave court Tuesday night, setting a school record by playing all 50 minutes. She added in five rebounds, three assists and three steals.
Junior guard Gabbi Ortiz scored nine points, pulled down seven rebounds and picked up four assists against WVU. Ortiz played 48 of 50 minutes Tuesday, setting a career high. Her 48 minutes of action are the second-most ever played by a Sooner in one game.