Lawrence, KS (Sports Network) - Brittney Griner totaled 33 points and seven
rebounds, as top-ranked Baylor dropped No.17 Kansas, 82-60, on Sunday.
Griner shot 14-of-24 from the field and also tallied three blocks and three
assists in helping Baylor (14-1, 4-0 Big 12) to its 26th consecutive
Odyssey Sims poured in 14 points while Brooklyn Pope tallied a double-double
with 13 points and 11 rebounds in the Lady Bears' 12th win in a row.
Cece Harper notched a team-high 21 points off the bench for Kansas (11-4,
2-2), which has dropped back-to-back contests. Carolyn Davis scored 12 points
to go with 10 rebounds and Angel Goodrich finished with 16 points and seven
assists, but also had six turnovers in the setback.
Baylor dominated the contest from start to finish, leading the entire way.
Griner, who tallied 22 points in the first half, completed three-point plays
on the bookends of 13-0 Bears run to open up a 19-5 edge just over seven
Later in the stanza, the Jayhawks pulled within 11 at 35-24 following the
team's third 3-pointer in a two minute stretch. Charlicia Harper's layup at
the 4:08 mark cut their deficit to 10, but Sims and Griner each poured in a
pair of buckets to help Baylor to a 46-30 halftime lead.
Baylor then scored the first eight points of the second half to bring the
margin to 54-30 to all but seal the victory. Kansas only came as close as 17
points the rest of the way.
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