NORMAN, Okla. – Thea Lemberger scored 18 points as UCLA upset No. 11 Oklahoma 86-80 on Wednesday night.
Lemberger was 7 of 12 from the field for UCLA (2-0). She had three rebounds, two assists and a steal. Alyssia Brewer scored 15 points and snagged 16 rebounds. Markel Walker added 16 points and Jasmine Dixon had 11.
UCLA led by one point at halftime, 37-36.
Aaryn Ellenberg led the Sooners (1-1) with 24 points, including 7 of 9 from 3-point range. She was 7 of 13 from the field. Whitney Hand was 7 of 11 from the field and added 19 points and six rebounds. Nicole Griffin and Sharane Campbell each had 12 points.
At 19:02 in the second period, Hand made a 3-pointer to tie the game 39-39. But Brewer would make a layup and the free throw after being fouled by Griffin, putting the Bruins ahead. They would lead the rest of the game.