The Lady Buffs trailed the entire first half, which began with 5 straight points by Durant guard Alexa Richards. Katelynn Creekmore scored 4 in the first for McAlester, and Lacey McLain’s jump shot cut the lead to 8-6 going into the second quarter.
Jones’ 3-pointer put Durant up 13-8 early in the second, but Calistro later knocked down a 3-pointer for McAlester. Dawkins’ two free throws with 4.1 seconds made it 19-18 Durant at halftime.
With the win, McAlester improved to 7-12. Durant fell to 2-15.
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