Women's College Basketball

 
           === Big night from Martin propels Cowgirls to Sweet 16 ===
 
 West  Lafayette, IN  (SportsNetwork.com) -  Brittney Martin  had 20  points to
 match  20  rebounds in leading the  Oklahoma State Cowgirls to a 73-66 victory
 over  the  Purdue Boilermakers in  the second round  of the NCAA Tournament at
 Mackey Arena.
 
 LaShawn  Jones also  had a double-double (16 points, 12 rebounds) and Roshunda
 Johnson  tallied 16 points off the bench for the fifth-seeded Cowgirls (25-8).
 Liz Donohoe chipped in 12 points. Oklahoma State will take on undefeated Notre
 Dame next.
 
 Whitney  Bays  poured in 21  points to go with  13 rebounds and Courtney Moses
 finished with 11 points on 3-of-12 shooting for fourth-seed Purdue (22-9).
 
 Oklahoma  State limited  Purdue to  just 37.5  percent from  the floor  in the
 first  half, while  sinking 43.8  percent itself.  The Cowgirls  led 38-31  at
 intermission.
 
 The  Boilermakers continued  to struggle  in the  second half,  improving only
 slightly  with their shooting (379). The Cowgirls hit on 14-of-22 at the free-
 throw  line  and shot at a  41.7 percent clip from  the floor to close out the
 victory and earn their first Sweet 16 berth since 2008.
 
 Purdue  turned the  ball over 18 times  and was outscored 22-15 at the charity
 stripe.
 
 
 
 03/25 00:14:37 ET

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