Muffet's Fighting Irish play #5 seed Oklahoma State this Saturday in the "Sweet-Sixteen" at Notre Dame's Purcell Pavilion. Here's some "fun facts" about the Cowgirls:
Oklahoma State has won their two games in the NCAA Tournament -- but they came into the tournament having lost seven of their last thirteen games.
Oklahoma State and Notre Dame have one common opponent in Michigan State. The Cowgirls beat MSU 63 - 57 -- Notre Dame beat the Spartans 81 - 62.
Oklahoma State finished third in the Big 12 behind Baylor and West Virginia.
Oklahoma State is led by guard/forward Brittney Martin (pictured above) who scored 20 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in their win over Purdue and point guard Tiffany Bias who will garner some All-American mentions (Bias sprained her ankle in the game against Purdue)
Oklahoma State starts: LaShawn Jones (6'-3"), Kendra Scuttles (6'-1"), Liz Donohoe (6'-0"), Brittney Martin (6'-0") and Tiffany Bias (5'-6")
Can you imagine having to face your roommate for a NCAA National Championship?
It happened this past weekend when Notre Dame roommates Lee Keifer and Madison Zeiss faced each other for the NCAA Title in the Foil. Keifer (Versailles, KY) , who won this event at as a freshman -- did it again as a sophomore, beating her close friend and junior roommate Zeiss (Los Angeles, CA).