Seven OU women’s basketball players make Academic All-Big 12 Team

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Seven Sooners made the Academic All-Big 12 team, the league announced Thursday. OU led the conference in total selections.

Maddie Manning, Gabbi Ortiz, Vionise Pierre-Louis and LaNesia Williams all made the first team, which requires a GPA above 3.20. Ortiz was nominated with a 4.0.

Ijeoma Idimgbe, Gileysa Penzo and McKenna Treece received second-team selections,