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Griner, Baylor continue to collect blowout wins

LINCOLN, Neb. — Brittney Griner scored 23 to lead three players in double figures as top-ranked Baylor won its 19th straight game, 69-45 over Nebraska on Wednesday night.

Odyssey Sims had 14 points and Brooklyn Pope 12 for the Bears. Destiny Williams had nine rebounds.

Lindsey Moore scored 18 and Jordan Hooper 14 for the Cornhuskers.

Baylor (22-1, 9-0 Big 12) went into the game outscoring opponents by an average of 30 points and has won by fewer than 10 once during its streak. The Bears had a double-digit lead within just more than four minutes against the Huskers and led by as many as 25 points.

NO. 6 TEXAS A&M 92, NO. 14 OKLA. 71: Danielle Adams shook off foul trouble to finish with 30 points and 13 rebounds for the host Aggies (20-2, 8-1 Big 12), who built a 19-point lead with nine minutes left in the first half against the Sooners (17-6, 7-3).

NO. 7 XAVIER 79, RICHMOND 57: Ta'Shia Phillips had 21 points and 15 rebounds for the visiting Musketeers (20-2, 9-0 Atlantic 10), who opened the second half with a 20-2 run and won their 10th game in a row.

KANSAS 86, NO. 22 IOWA ST. 85, OT: Carolyn Davis hit a jump shot with two seconds left in overtime as the host Jayhawks handed the Cyclones (16-7, 4-5 Big 12) their second straight loss.


TAMPA 63, ECKERD 51: Gianna Messina had 13 points and all five starters scored in double figures for the host Spartans (17-5, 9-3 Sunshine State), who beat the Tritons (13-9, 6-6) for the second time this season.

FLA. SOUTHERN 73, SAINT LEO 49: The host Moccasins opened with an 18-5 run and handed the Lions (9-14, 1-11 SSC) their fifth straight loss.

Griner, Baylor continue to collect blowout wins 02/09/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 11:17pm]
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