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Big 12 Women: Duke rallies past Okie State

November 15, 2008

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No. 8 Duke 77, No. 14 Oklahoma State 68

Durham, N.C. - Chante Black scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Duke's come-from-behind victory on Friday.

Carrem Gay added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Devils, who won their 18th consecutive home opener. Abby Waner and Jasmine Thomas also scored 10 points.

Duke trailed 44-35 at halftime but ripped off a 20-0 run early in the second half to seize control.

No. 11 Texas A&M 73, Mercer 45

College Station, Texas - Tyra White scored 13 points, and Danielle Gant added 12 as Texas A&M defeated Mercer.

The Aggies, who received their Big 12 tournament champion and NCAA regional final rings before the game, led 20-2 eight minutes in.

They were up 41-15 at halftime thanks to nine points from forward Tanisha Smith, a junior-college transfer.

Texas A&M outrebounded undersized Mercer 45-32. The Bears had 29 turnovers and the Aggies 22 in the sloppy opener.

No. 19 Baylor 90, Florida Atlantic 45

Waco, Texas - Rachel Allison had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Morghan Madlock had 14 points and 16 rebounds in her Baylor debut.

The Lady Bears scored the first six points and already had a double-digit lead when Allison converted a three-point play 6:34 into the game to make it 14-3.

Danielle Wilson added 12 points and seven rebounds for Baylor, which had a 70-33 rebounding advantage.

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