Here are your Top 5 conversation topics to talk about Oklahoma college sports on Saturday, Mar. 30:
• The SWOSU women’s basketball playoff run came to an end Friday night in Columbus, Ohio, and the Lady Bulldogs fell just short in the title game. Lubbock Christian defeated Southwestern, 95-85, in double overtime in the first two-overtime championship game in NCAA WBB history in all three levels.
• Former Southwest Covenant (’15) pitcher Josh McMinn struck out a career-high 11 batters for ORU on the way to a 9-3 victory for the Golden Eagles over North Dakota State.
• Three runs was enough support for the Rogers State softball pitching staff to earn a sweep in a doubleheader yesterday. RSU defeated Texas A&M-International 1-0 and 2-0 and didn’t allow a score and defense didn’t allow a runner to get past second base all day. Andrea Morales and Tailee Redding pitched seven innings each and earned the wins.
• Northeastern State beat Southwest Baptist, 17-11, in the first game of a three-game series this weekend. The win is the sixth in a row for the RiverHawks. Zach Henderson went 2-for-5 with a home run and 5 RBI.
• Cameron’s softball team lived by the long ball on Friday, powering eight home runs in a doubleheader sweep at Western New Mexico. Brenna Busby did her part with three of those homers, opening the flood gates herself with a home run as the leadoff batter in the first game. Busby had 7 RBI on the day.