K-State blasts UMKC
Kansas City, Mo. ? Megan Mahoney scored 15 points, and No. 25 Kansas State limited Missouri-Kansas City to just three in the last 11 minutes of a 63-31 victory Saturday.
After KSU (5-2) led 28-17 at halftime, Katie Houlehan hit a three-pointer, and Jowan Ortega added a basket to bring the Kangaroos (2-6) within 28-22.
K-State held Houlehan — UMKC’s all-time leading scorer — to eight points.
Kendra Wecker, the Wildcats’ top scorer and rebounder, missed her second game because of an ankle sprain.
No. 10 Ohio State 86, Nebraska 61
Columbus, Ohio — Jessica Davenport scored 26 points, and Ohio State (8-1) shot 65 percent from the field.
Nebraska (6-3) cut the lead to nine points with less than seven minutes remaining, but Ohio State went inside to Davenport, its 6-foot-4 post player, for bank shots on the next two possessions to pull away for its fifth win in a row.
No. 6 Baylor 91,
Penn State 70
Waco, Texas — Steffanie Blackmon had 25 points and nine rebounds, and Chameka Scott added 20 points to lead Baylor (7-1) over Penn State. Tanisha Wright paced the Lions (4-4) with 23 points, making 13 of 14 free throws.