Mizzou Women Fall to No. 1 Baylor

4 years 9 months 2 weeks ago January 04, 2012 Jan 4, 2012 Wednesday, January 04 2012 Wednesday, January 04, 2012 8:40:05 PM CST in Tiger Talk
By: Associated Press

WACO, TX (AP) -- Odyssey Sims scored 22 points and Brittney Griner had 14 points and nine blocks to lead top-ranked Baylor over Missouri 90-46 Wednesday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams.

Griner also had eight rebounds for Baylor (14-0, 1-0), which is 14-0 for the first time in school history. Kimetria Hayden scored 14 points, Jordan Madden added 12, Terran Condrey 10, and Destiny Williams grabbed 10 rebounds for the Lady Bears.

BreAnna Brock had 14 points for Missouri (10-2, 0-1), which played its previous eight games at home. Christine Flores, who came in averaging 21.9 points, added 10 points for Missouri.

Baylor opened the game on an 18-3 run with Griner contributing a pair of baskets and Hayden knocking down a 3-pointer and driving for a layup to end the burst. Baylor hit four 3s in the first 9 minutes of the game and led 24-7 with 11:25 remaining before intermission.

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