Ortiz finished 4-of-4 from 3-point range and recorded 16 points in the win. Her four treys without a miss tie a Coale era record. The Racine, Wis., native knocked down three triples in the opening quarter to give OU an early 13-point lead Wednesday night.
“I’m really proud of our team. I thought our response to some late adversity was really positive. Obviously, Gabbi (Ortiz) hits a huge shot to get us to overtime and then our execution in overtime was just spot-on. - Sherri Coale
Maddie Manning earned her second career double-double with a team-high 20 points and 11 rebounds. Her 11 rebounds set a career high, while Manning's 20 points are the second-most ever for the Ankeny, Iowa, native as a Sooner.
Manning scored five points in the overtime period against K-State, finishing 8-of-15 from the floor with a pair of treys Wednesday night. She also added in four assists in a career-high 43 minutes of action.
The redshirt senior has scored in double figures in eight straight games. Over that stretch, Manning is averaging team highs with 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.5 steals per game. She is shot 46% from the field and 47% from 3-point range.