No. 18 Oklahoma women beat Kansas 67-44 in a Big 12 opener

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Kaylon Williams had 21 points and nine rebounds and No. 18 Oklahoma beat Kansas 67-44 in a Big 12 opener on Wednesday night.

Williams, who averaged 16 points and 12 rebounds over the previous five games, had nine rebounds through three quarters but missed out on a fifth double-double in six games.

Oklahoma (10-2), coming off a 10-day layoff, won its 11th straight conference opener.

Derica Wyatt made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Sooners, who outrebounded Kansas 47-30 - with 15 on the offensive end. Williams made nine of the Sooners' 27 field goals.

Oklahoma led by 10 at halftime and went scoreless for the first three minutes of the third quarter, but Kansas could not take advantage and trailed by 11 entering the fourth.

Kylee Kopatich led Kansas (5-7) with 12 points and five rebounds. The Jayhawks were limited to 18-of-58 shooting.

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