NCAA Womens Basketball
School officials announced Tuesday that the sixth-ranked Bears’ game on Wednesday night against No. 7 Kansas is sold out, as is Saturday’s game in the Ferrell Center when the No. 1 Lady Bears host No. 15 Texas A&M.
No. 1 Baylor hopes to extend its winning streak and avenge one of its three losses last season when the Lady Bears visit No. 17 Texas Tech on Wednesday night.
The Lady Bears received all the first-place votes Monday for the sixth straight week after beating Missouri and Iowa State.
Tyra White had 20 points and Kelsey Bone added 18 points to lead No. 9 Texas A&M to a 75-58 win over Oklahoma on Sunday.
No. 8 Texas A&M, the defending national champion, has made a habit of following Jim Valvano’s motto: “Don’t ever give up.”
Chassidy Fussell scored 15 points to lead No. 24 Texas over Hawaii 71-50 on Sunday night in the final round of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.
Brittney Griner scored 26 points as No. 1 Baylor beat sixth-ranked Tennessee 76-67 on Sunday for its second win of the young season over a Top 10 opponent.
The Lady Bears received 35 of the 40 first place ballots Monday in the first regular season poll after winning their two games this week by an average of 57 points.
The women’s basketball season gets underway Friday with 14 ranked games, including No. 1 Baylor and second-ranked Notre Dame hosting home games in the preseason WNIT.
Griner, the 6-foot-8 standout going into her junior season, played this summer with the pros as the only college player on the U.S. national team that toured Europe.
President Barack Obama is praising Texas A&M University’s NCAA champion women’s basketball team for being role models to young girls — including his two daughters, Sasha and Malia.
Mulkey expressed displeasure after her top-seeded team was put in the same bracket with Texas A&M, a Big 12 foe it had faced three times already last season.