Women’s basketball roundup: Baylor wins 14th straight
WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown had 33 points and 19 rebounds, Lauren Cox scored 16 points with a career-high 19 rebounds and No. 4 Baylor stretched its winning streak to 14 games with a 75-50 victory over Kansas State on Saturday.
The Lady Bears (17-1, 7-0 Big 12) and their big post players overcame a sluggish start, going ahead to stay with a 10-0 run to end the first quarter. Baylor also scored the final 10 points before halftime.
Kayla Goth had 22 points for Kansas State (11-8, 3-5), which has lost 28 straight games against Baylor and was outrebounded 69-24.
Freshman Alexis Morris added 12 points for Baylor, including a couple of 3-pointers on plays called by coach Kim Mulkey.
No. 9 Texas 90,
Texas Tech 39
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Ariel Atkins scored 22 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Brooke McCarty had 16 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help No. 9 Texas beat Texas Tech.
The 51-point margin of victory was Texas’ largest in a Big 12 game, surpassing its previous high of 43 points, set in an 83-40 win over Colorado on Feb. 23, 2005.
No. 17 West Virginia 69, Iowa State 59.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Teana Muldrow had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 17 West Virginia pulled away in the second quarter and cruised to a victory over Iowa State to snap a two-game skid.
No. 19 Michigan 86, Illinois 42
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Katelynn Flaherty scored 27 points, Hailey Brown and Hallie Thome had double-doubles and No. 19 Michigan continued the best start in school history with a win over Illinois.
No. 23 Green Bay 81, Oakland 48
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Jessica Lindstrom scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and No. 23 Green Bay used a 28-3 run in the second half to roll to a win over Oakland for its sixth-straight win.
No. 24 Oklahoma State 70, Oklahoma 67
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kaylee Jensen scored 29 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for her 37th career double-double and No. 24 Oklahoma State beat Oklahoma to claim a Bedlam sweep.