Brittney Griner’s unparalleled college career is over, earlier than expected and without another NCAA championship. Her place among the all-time best is secure.
Brittney Griner caught the pass going toward the basket, took one more step without a dribble and finished with a one-handed slam dunk. As impressive as that play was, it was only the first of three dunks for Griner in her final home game for Baylor.
Brittney Griner has proven to be far more than just the girl who can dunk in her four seasons at Baylor.
Brittney Griner and top-ranked Baylor could have a few repeats while trying to repeat as national championship.
The Lady Bears were the top choice for the final 11 weeks of the season and received all 40 first-place votes for the fourth straight week.
Brittney Griner and top-ranked Baylor can now turn their attention to again winning the biggest prize.
Brittney Griner had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and top-ranked Baylor held off a furious late charge by Oklahoma State for a 77-69 victory in the Big 12 tournament semifinals Sunday.
The Big 12 women’s tournament could be like the regular season: an exercise to determine who finishes second to Baylor.
For all the highlights and dunks that Brittney Griner has had in four seasons for Baylor, she saved one of her best performances for her last regular-season game.
The green-and-gold confetti flew. And green-clad Baylor coach Kim Mulkey climbed the ladder to finish the Big 12 championship celebration.
I’ll be honest, it takes a “special” female to make me watch women’s sports. Men generally run faster and jump higher and, I dunno, I’m just not jazzed by watching the jayvee.
Brittney Griner and top-ranked Baylor withstood their first serious challenge in two months. Coach Kim Mulkey hopes it will prepare them for the important games ahead.