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Baylor Advances With Win Over Texas Tech
March 05, 2016


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP)- Kalani Brown scored 17 points and Kristy Wallace added 15 to help No. 4 Baylor defeat Texas Tech 82-51 in a Big 12 quarterfinal on Saturday.

Alexis Jones scored 12 points and Alexis Prince scored all 10 of her points in the second half for the Lady Bears (31-1), who won their 18th straight.

Baylor shot 50 percent from the field and committed just nine turnovers. The Lady Bears' reserves, led by Brown and Wallace, outscored Texas Tech's 45-3.

Baylor advanced to play Oklahoma in a semifinal on Sunday. Oklahoma defeated rival Oklahoma State 61-43 Saturday after losing to the Cowgirls twice in the regular season.

Japreece Dean scored 17 points and Ivonne CookTaylor added 16 and Zuri Sanders chipped in 11 points and 15 rebounds for Texas Tech (13-18). Baylor led 38-26 at halftime as Wallace and Brown each scored nine points. The Lady Bears forced the Lady Raiders into nine turnovers before the break.

The Lady Bears extended their lead in the third quarter. A 16-4 run pushed Baylor's lead to 61-32. The Lady Bears outscored Tech 29-10 in the third quarter and led 67-36 heading into the fourth.

Texas Tech made just 4 of 18 shots in the third period, while Baylor made 10 of 17.

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