NCAA Womens Basketball
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 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.
Brittney Griner strolled up the court with coach Kim Mulkey hollering from the sideline: “Score first, pass second.” Griner was just in a passing sort of mood Saturday.
Angel Goodrich had 16 points and eight assists, while Chelsea Gardner added 11 points and a career-high 19 rebounds as Kansas defeated TCU 83-61 in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament Friday night.
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.