January 29, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Ariel Atkins scored 21 points and combined with Empress Davenport for 15 points in the two overtime sessions as No. 14 Texas defeated No. 24 Oklahoma 84-81 in double overtime on Thursday.

It was an Atkins free throw with 1:02 left in regulation that produced overtime and she scored six in the first extra session. The Sooners forced the second OT when Peyton Little scored with six seconds left.

Davenport had five points in the second overtime. The Longhorns scored six straight to lead 80-78 with 1:40 to go. After an Oklahoma free throw, Davenport scored to make it 82-79 and after a Sooner miss, Kelsey Lang made a free throw to make it 83-79 with 16 seconds to go. Gabbi Ortiz scored for Oklahoma but Davenport, who finished with 13, made one of two free throws with two seconds to do.

Imani McGee-Stafford had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Texas (15-4, 4-4 Big 12).

Gioya Carter and Little had 16 apiece for Oklahoma (13-6, 7-1), which had a seven-game winning streak snapped.

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