Vionise Pierre-Louis had 11 of her 14 points in the fourth quarter and No. 20 Oklahoma pulled away from TCU for a 77-64 win on Saturday.
Kaylon Williams and Gioya Carter led the Sooners (16-6, 7-4 Big 12) with 15 points.
Freshman Jordan Moore’s 3-point play with 8:04 remaining gave TCU a 55-52 lead, but the Horned Frogs had five turnovers and two misses in their next six possessions and the Sooners ran off 10 straight points. Pierre-Louis started the run at 7:32 and ended it at 4:28.
Moore had another 3-point play at 3:56 but Gioya Carter answered with a jumper and Pierre-Louis followed with a 3-point play, making it 67-58 with 2:32 to go. After Jada Butts had a 3-pointer for the Horned Frogs at 2:10, the Sooners made all eight free throws in the final two minutes.
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Butts’ 16 points led TCU (12-10, 4-7), which has lost five times to ranked teams in the last nine games, including Oklahoma twice. The Horned Frogs shot 45 percent, but the top 3-point team in the league was 2 of 15 behind the arc.
Senior guard Zahna Medley had only eight points, going 1 of 7 on 3-pointers, but moved into second place on the Frogs’ career assists list with four. She has 465 total.
TCU went on a 10-2 run, capped by two baskets by Veja Hamilton, to end the first quarter leading 15-14. The score was 29-all at halftime.
Just as they did in the opening half, the Sooners scored eight straight to start the second half, going up 37-29 before AJ Alix responded with a basket with 6:09 left in the third quarter.
The Frogs tied the game at 41-41 on Medley’s three-point play and took their first lead, 44-42, on a 3-pointer from Medley. OU led 49-48 entering the final quarter.
Hamilton finished with 13 points on 6 of 9 shooting. Butts led TCU with six rebounds, but the Frogs were outrebounded 38-26.