No. 15 Texas, Iowa State will play for Big 12 tourney title
By The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 17 points, Rori Harmon had a double-double and No. 15 Texas advanced to the Big 12 Tournament championship game by beating Oklahoma State 64-57 on Saturday.
The Big 12’s top seed will face Iowa State for the tournament title on Sunday.
DeYona Gaston scored 14 points, Shay Holle had 13 and Harmon scored 11 points and had 10 assists and seven rebounds for Texas (25-8). Texas moved its record to 21-0 when holding its opponents 59 points or less.
Naomie Alnatas scored 13 points, and Lior Garzon and reserve Kassidy De Lapp each scored 11 for Oklahoma State (21-11).
IOWA STATE 82, NO. 14 OKLAHOMA 72
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ashley Joens scored 22 points, Lexi Donarski added 20 and Iowa State defeated Oklahoma in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals, setting up a matchup with No. 15 Texas.
Nyamer Diew came off the bench for 19 points for the third-seeded Cyclones (21-9). Joens surpased 3,000 career points with her first basket of the second half; her 3,009 points moved her into 13th on the NCAA all-time list.
Madi Williams led the second-seeded Sooners (25-6) with 19 points, Nevaeh Todd added 14 and Skylar Vann 13.
NO. 25 MIDDLE TENNESSEE 82, WESTERN KENTUCKY 70
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jalynn Gregory made 5 of 5 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Middle Tennessee past Western Kentucky in the Conference USA Tournament championship.
The Blue Raiders (28-4) will be making their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance.
Alexi Whittington scored 16 points and Savannah Wheeler added 11 points with five assists for Middle Tennessee.
Acacia Hayes led Western Kentucky (19-13) with 15 points and Aaliyah Pitts scored 11.
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