OU women experience ultimate emotional rush as NCAA bubble team

NORMAN — Gabbi Ortiz is one of Oklahoma’s most emotional players, with a mixed-bag of contorted facial expressions and fist pumps queued up for big moments on the court.

Selection Monday was no different.

When the Sooners gathered at coach Sherri Coale’s house, and ESPN’s live selection show revealed they were a No. 12 seed in the NCAA women’s tournament, Ortiz’s eyes welled up.

She didn’t