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No. 20 Oklahoma St. 72, Nebraska 63

January 7, 1996

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) _ Renee Roberts scored 24 points and made five steals to lead No. 20 Oklahoma State to a 72-63 Big Eight victory over Nebraska on Sunday.

Roberts made 10 of 14 shots and grabbed six rebounds as the Cowgirls (12-1, 2-0) raced to a 43-20 halftime lead.

Nebraska (11-3, 1-1) put together several runs in the second half and pulled within seven with 5:56 to play and within five with 1:46 remaining.

But the Lady Cornhuskers were forced to foul in the closing minute, and Oklahoma State sank six of seven attempts at the line to put the game out of reach.

Misty Wensler added 11 points for Oklahoma State, while Gina Shaterkina and Stacy Coffey had 10 each.

Pyra Aarden, who grabbed 10 rebounds, led Nebraska with 18 points while Tina McClain scored 14. Kate Galligan added 11.

Nebraska, led by Anna DeForge with 11 boards, outrebounded the Cowgirls 35-33.

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