From OBU Sports Information

Oklahoma Baptist held No. 4 Oklahoma City to its second-lowest offensive output but couldn’t muster the offense in a 56-33 loss in Sooner Athletic Conference women’s basketball action Saturday.

The Stars held OBU to its lowest point total since 1978. The Lady Bison shot 24 percent from the field and missed 12 of 14 three-pointers while committing 26 turnovers.

OCU had only one lower-scoring game this season – a 52-point outing against Northeastern State. The Lady Bison limited OCU to 31 percent shooting overall and hassled the Stars into missing 16 of 17 three-pointers.

Bretlin Gabelmann led OBU with nine points while Diamond Austin had a team-best seven rebounds.

OBU never led, but stayed within three of OCU through the first nine minutes. The Stars closed the first half on a 15-5 run for a 26-13 halftime edge. The Stars led by as much as 26 points in the second half.

Now 9-8 overall and 2-4 in the SAC, the Lady Bison play at USAO Tuesday at 6 p.m.


Ray Fink is the Sports Information Director at Oklahoma Baptist University.

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