Waco, TX (Sports Network) - Brittney Griner set a Big 12 single-game record
with 50 points to lead top-ranked Baylor to a 90-68 win over Kansas State on
Griner shot 21-for-29 from the field and added six rebounds while Destiny
Williams added 14 points and five rebounds for the Lady Bears (29-1, 18-0 Big
12), who finished off their second straight undefeated conference title.
Brittany Chambers posted 22 points, seven rebounds and five assists while
Haley Texada added 13 points for the Wildcats (14-16, 5-13), who dropped five
of six to end the regular season.
Kansas State led early, but a 16-6 run from Baylor saw the team go ahead for
good after Odyssey Sims put in two free throws. She then later capped the
surge with a bucket for a 22-17 lead with 10 minutes to play in the first
The Lady Bears took a 45-34 lead into the break behind 22 points from Griner,
but the Wildcats were able to keep pace in the second half and they cut their
deficit to three on a pair of free throws from Chambers, making it a 55-52
game just over five minutes in.
Kansas State again made it a three-point game after a Chambers layup cut the
deficit to 63-60 with 12 minutes to play, but Baylor then put together a 25-2
run which saw Griner score 12 points during the burst to put the game away.
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