Freshman Sarah Griswold scored 21 points leading NOC Enid to a72-62 upset of top ranked New Mexico Saturday at the Mabee Center in Enid.
Saturday's upset revenged an earlier 87-48 loss to New Mexico in the season opener. New Mexico fell to 9-2 on the year.
"Today was a perfect storm for us," said head coach Scott Morris. "They (New Mexico) are a tremendous team and it was critical that we play well early and gain some confidence. Once we did that, I think our players felt like they could win the game."
"I'm proud of our girls for withstanding each run they made in the second half. It was a great effort on our part."
NOC led 20-16 after the first quarter and then went on an 8-0 run to take a 28-16 lead.
New Mexico cut the lead to 36-31 at half and NOC took a 53-45 lead heading to the fourth.
New Mexico cut the NOC lead to 61-57 with 4:40 left but NOC answered with a 6-0 run to build the lead to 67-57 and held on for the 72-62 win.
Saturday's win was the Lady Jets ninth straight.
Lady Jets 72, New Mexico 62
1 2 3 4--Total
NM 16 15 14 17-- 62
NOC 20 16 17 19-- 72
NOC--S. Griswold 21, M. Tramble 13, J. Engler 12, K. Hurst 10, C. Lazenby 9, M. Pierce 6.