WACO, Texas (AP) - Brittney Griner scored the first six points of the game and third-ranked Baylor had the first 17, extending its home winning streak to 45 in a row with a 76-53 victory over 10th-ranked Tennessee on Tuesday night.
Griner finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds, her third consecutive double-double and 47th of her career. Brooklyn Pope had 11 points 16 rebounds. Jordan Madden had 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals, and 3 assists.
Griner, the 6-foot-8 two-time All-American, had nine of Baylor's first 11 points less than 4 minutes into the game. The Lady Bears (9-1) won their seventh in a row since losing to top-ranked Stanford a week into the season.