WACO, Texas (AP) - Brittney Griner scored 21 of her 26 points in
the first half and No. 3 Baylor bounced back strong with a 75-48
victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night.
The Lady Bears (25-2, 12-1 Big 12), coming off a loss at Texas
Tech that ended their 21-game winning streak and knocked them out
of the No. 1 spot in the polls, scored the game's first seven
points. They led 22-6 only 8 minutes in after Kimetria Hayden's
Griner's 21 points at halftime were only two less than Kansas
State (18-8, 8-5) had as a team. Baylor led 41-23.
Melissa Jones finished with 11 points and nine rebounds for
Jalana Childs scored 22 points and Brittany Chambers had 15
points for the Wildcats.
Baylor is 18-0 at home this season and has a one-game lead over
No. 5 Texas A&M (23-3, 11-2) in the Big 12 standings with three
league games left.