Isaiah Taylor didn’t play a lot for Texas on Monday night. He was on the court when it mattered most.
Nina Davis scored 22 points and Niya Johnson broke the Big 12 single-season record for assists as league champion No. 6 Baylor rebounded from consecutive losses, beating Texas Tech 75-65 in the regular-season finale Monday night.
Taurean Prince scored 20 points and 19th-ranked Baylor upset No. 12 Iowa State on the road 79-70 for its third straight win on Wednesday night.
Taurean Prince is used to being the spark off the bench for Baylor. Tuesday night was no different as he scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half, and the Bears held off Texas Tech 54-49.
Le’Bryan Nash had 22 points and Phil Forte had 16 of his 18 after halftime as surging No. 21 Oklahoma State, a team picked to finish near the bottom of the Big 12, rallied with long shots in a 74-65 victory Monday night.
Nina Davis scored 15 of her 20 points in the second half and blocked a shot in the lane with one second remaining, giving Baylor a 70-68 victory on Sunday, its 21st win in a row.
Kenny Chery put Baylor ahead to stay with a 3-pointer and 3-pointer in the first two minutes of the game and was one of the five players in scoring in double figures for the Bears in a 77-57 victory over the Horned Frogs on Wednesday night.
That is surely understandable after back-to-back Big 12 titles and now another solid recruiting class for the Bears, including the likely quarterback of the future.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Scott Drew had a simple answer for why his Baylor Bears were able to rout Texas. They shared the basketball. The 20th-ranked Bears beat No. 19 Texas 83-60 on Saturday night. […]
Baylor had no answers against Oklahoma State. The 20th-ranked Bears shot just 34.5 percent from the field and posted a season-low point total in a 64-53 loss to the Cowboys on Tuesday night.
Rico Gathers grabbed consecutive offensive rebounds that led to a three-point play, giving him career highs of 25 points and a Big 12-record 28 rebounds Wednesday night.
Kenny Chery got Baylor started with a 3-pointer on the very first shot, part of a game-opening 16-1 spurt for the Bears. After they fell behind late, Chery hit the game-winner against Iowa State.