Baylor women blast Kansas State
Brittney Griner had 19 points, 13 rebounds and a career best nine assists, and No. 1 Baylor built a quick 25-point lead in an 80-47 victory against Kansas State in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 women's tournament Saturday.
Griner's effort came five days after she scored a Big 12-record 50 points in a win over the Wildcats in her final regular season home game.
Kansas State (15-17) was within three points well into the second half of last weekend's loss in Waco, but this time the Wildcats were down 21-3 just 7 minutes in when coach Deb Patterson called her third timeout.
Destiny Williams had 20 points to lead the Lady Bears (30-1).
Brittany Chambers led Kansas State with 21 points.
Green Bay 80, Milwaukee 56: Lydia Bauer scored 22 points and No. 20 Green Bay (26-2, 16-0) completed an undefeated Horizon League season.
Ashley Greene, with 20 points, was the only player in double figures for the Panthers (9-19, 5-11). Green Bay has won 17 in a row in the series between the in-state rivals.
Texas A&M 66, Tennessee 62: Courtney Williams' jumper with 33 seconds remaining gave No. 19 Texas A&M the lead and the Aggies ended the Lady Vols' (24-7) bid for a fourth straight SEC championship.
Courtney Walker had 18 points to lead four scorers in double figures for Texas A&M (23-9).
Dayton 74, George Washington 49: Andrea Hoover scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds as No. 11 Dayton (27-1) breezed in the Atlantic-10 quarterfinals.
Tara Booker scored 12 points for George Washington (14-16).
Duke 72, Florida State 66: Haley Peters had 17 points, 13 rebounds and the go-ahead basket with 4:06 left to help the Blue Devils (29-2) beat No. 23 Florida State in the ACC semifinals.
Chelsea Davis scored 17 points to lead Florida State (22-9).
North Carolina 72, Maryland 65: Latifah Coleman scored 15 of her career-high 17 points in the final 6-plus minutes as No. 15 North Carolina (28-5) beat No. 10 Maryland.
Alyssa Thomas had 26 points, 12 rebounds and finished three assists shy of a second straight triple-double for the second-seeded Terrapins (24-7).
Purdue 77, Nebraska 64: Sam Ostarello scored 18 points, Courtney Moses had 16 and Purdue (23-8) beat No. 21 Nebraska to advance to the Big Ten final.
Lindsey Moore scored 22 points for the second-seeded Cornhuskers (23-8), who had won 11 of 12.