NORMAN – For the first time in Oklahoma women’s basketball history, the Sooners have placed two players on the All-Big 12 preseason squad as seniors Madi Williams and Taylor robertson won the honor, the conference announced on Wednesday.
The Sooners, led by the new head coach Jennie Baranczyk, were one of three teams to place two student-athletes on the preseason squad, joining Baylor and Iowa State. The awards and the team are chosen by the head coaches, who are not allowed to vote for their own student-athletes.
Williams was ranked among the seven consensual caps after averaging 20.0 points per game and 5.1 rebounds in 2020-21 en route to a unanimous All-Big 12 first-team selection. The preseason honor marks the second of her college career after being honorably mentioned on the preseason squad as a junior.
Robertson’s selection is the second in a row for the senior sniper. The McPherson, Kan. Product averaged 16.1 points per game last season and 3.58 3 points per game, good for fourth nationally.
Williams and Robertson are two of Oklahoma’s three 1,000-point scorers, joining the senior squad. Ana Llanusa as members of the prestigious club. They will look to lead Oklahoma in 2021-22 under Baranczyk when the Sooners debut Nov. 9 in South Dakota. The Sooners have now sent 19 players to the All-Big 12 preseason squad of all time, dating back to the league’s first preseason team in 1997-98.
Women’s basketball season tickets provide reserved seating in the lower arena and general admission areas in the upper arena. Seating starts at $ 180 and $ 120 respectively and can be purchased online at SoonerSports.com/buytickets or by calling the OU Athletics box office at (405) 325-2424.
Discounted season tickets are available to seniors (55 and over) and youth (6 to 18 years old). In addition, OU students get free entry to all women’s basketball games with their student ID.