NCAA Womens Basketball
Without their second leading-scorer for the fourth straight game, the Commodores received a career-high 30 points from Tiffany Clarke and upset No. 10 Texas A&M 61-51 on Sunday.
Brittney Griner had 22 points and 10 rebounds in just 23 minutes and No. 1 Baylor clinched at least a share of the Big 12 regular season title with a 78-45 victory against TCU on Saturday.
Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for a fifth straight week after cruising to two more Big 12 wins.
Brittney Griner scored 29 points and top-ranked Baylor routed undersized Kansas State 90-69 on Wednesday night for its 27th consecutive regular season Big 12 victory.
Medical conditions have prompted center Cokie Reed and guard Chelsea Bass to retire from the Texas women’s basketball team.
A’dia Mathies scored 23 points and No. 6 Kentucky overcame a sluggish first half to rally past No. 20 Texas A&M 65-62 Thursday night.
Brittney Griner had 24 points and 14 rebounds as the third-ranked Lady Bears beat No. 5 Notre Dame 73-61 Wednesday night in a repeat of last season’s national championship game.
Baylor is again the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. The Lady Bears received all the first-place votes Monday after routing Lamar.
With Brittney Griner and all the starters back from Baylor’s 40-0 season, the race in the Big 12 likely will be who finishes second behind the Lady Bears.
Defending national champion Baylor, with All-America center Brittney Griner returning from a 40-0 season, is the overwhelming pick to win the Big 12 again.
The University of Texas will honor former women’s coach Jody Conradt with a bronze statue inside the Longhorns’ basketball arena.
Obama, who helps coach his daughter Sasha’s youth basketball team, honored the Lady Bears’ 40-0 team at the White House.