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OU women top K-State; No. 1 Baylor beats Kansas

  • Associated Press
  • Published Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at 10:01 p.m.

Aaryn Ellenberg scored 18 points to lead five Oklahoma players scoring in double figures as the No. 23 Sooners defeated Kansas State’s women 74-68 on Wednesday night in Manhattan.

Derby’s Joanna McFarland added 10 points and 15 rebounds for Oklahoma (17-5, 7-3 Big 12), which has won 11 straight against Kansas State.

McFarland posted her sixth double-double in conference play, tops in the Big 12, and had at least 10 rebounds for the 11th time in 14 games.

The Wildcats (12-10, 3-7) trailed 63-60 with 2:46 remaining, but the Sooners protected the lead by going 9 for 10 from the free-throw line down the stretch.

Haley Texada had 25 points, Mariah White 15 points and Brittany Chambers 14 points and 11 rebounds for Kansas State.

All of Ellenberg's field goals came from three-point range, where she was 4 for 7. The Sooners, who lead the nation in three-point shooting percentage, made 10 of 20 attempts from behind the arc.

OKLAHOMA (17-5): McFarland 3-5 3-4 10, Griffin 5-13 3-4 13, Ellenberg 4-10 6-6 18, Hook 4-10 2-2 11, Campbell 5-8 2-2 14, Kornet 1-5 0-0 3, Durrett 2-6 0-0 5, Hartman 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-57 16-18 74.

KANSAS ST. (12-10): Caron 2-4 0-0 5, Texada 10-18 2-3 25, Chambers 4-14 2-2 14, Craig 4-16 0-0 9, White 5-7 5-8 15, Brown 0-2 0-0 0, Spresser 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-62 9-13 68.

Halftime—Oklahoma 35-25. 3-Point Goals—Oklahoma 10-20 (Ellenberg 4-7, Campbell 2-2, McFarland 1-1, Durrett 1-2, Kornet 1-4, Hook 1-4), Kansas St. 9-32 (Chambers 4-8, Texada 3-7, Caron 1-2, Craig 1-10, Spresser 0-1, White 0-2, Brown 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Oklahoma 40 (McFarland 15), Kansas St. 34 (Chambers 11). Assists—Oklahoma 17 (Hook 8), Kansas St. 11 (White 6). Total Fouls—Oklahoma 12, Kansas St. 15. A—3,584.

No. 1 Baylor 86, Kansas 45 – Brittney Griner had 26 points and had 13 rebounds to help Baylor rout in Waco, Texas.

The 6-foot-8 senior moved into 10th all-time on the Division I scoring list passing Penn State great Kelly Mazzante. Griner has 2,929 points in her career for Baylor (21-1, 11-0 Big 12).

Cece Harper had 11 points and Asia Boyd scored 10 for Kansas (14-7, 5-5).

Angel Goodrich had been scoring 14 points a game for Kansas, but was held to two points. Carolyn Davis, who had been second in the conference in field goal percentage, made just 3 of 12 field goal attempts and finished with six points.

KANSAS (14-7): Gardner 3-5 0-0 7, Davis 3-12 0-0 6, Goodrich 1-9 0-0 2, Engelman 2-4 0-0 4, Harper 4-15 1-2 11, Boyd 3-14 2-2 10, Cole 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 1-2 0-0 2, Hawkins 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 18-65 3-4 45.

BAYLOR (21-1): Pope 6-10 1-1 13, Griner 11-20 4-7 26, Sims 6-11 0-1 13, Hayden 5-5 0-0 11, Madden 3-7 2-2 9, Johnson 3-4 0-1 6, Williams 1-3 0-0 2, Chandler 1-1 0-0 2, Fuqua’ 0-1 0-0 0, Robertson 0-1 0-0 0, Agbuke 1-2 0-0 2, Higgins 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 38-67 7-12 86.

Halftime—Baylor 45-24. 3-Point Goals—Kansas 6-23 (Harper 2-6, Boyd 2-6, Gardner 1-1, Hawkins 1-2, Engelman 0-1, Davis 0-1, Goodrich 0-6), Baylor 3-8 (Hayden 1-1, Madden 1-1, Sims 1-4, Robertson 0-1, Johnson 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Kansas 33 (Davis 8), Baylor 47 (Griner 13). Assists—Kansas 14 (Goodrich 4), Baylor 27 (Sims 9). Total Fouls—Kansas 12, Baylor 5. A—8,289.

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