KU-Baylor women's box score ( .PNG )
Waco, Texas Brittney Griner scored 21 points and blocked 10 shots to help No. 17 Baylor rout Kansas, 70-47, on Sunday night.
Shanay Washington scored 16 points, and Kelli Griffin had nine points, nine assists and eight rebounds for the Bears (21-7, 8-6 Big 12). Baylor made its first nine shots and quickly opened a double-digit lead en route to the easy win.
Carolyn Davis scored 15 to lead Kansas (15-12, 5-9).
The Jayhawks hit just 36.1 percent of their field-goal attempts, but held Baylor to 9.1 percent from beyond the three-point arc.
Each team hit just one three-pointer. KU was 1-for-6 from long range, while Baylor was 1-for-11.
Baylor went up 19-9 on a three-point play by Washington with 14:19 left in the first period. The Bears led by a dozen twice in the first half before an eight-point run by Kansas cut its deficit to 27-23 with 4:44 to play.
Monica Engelman hit a basket and two free throws during the stretch for Kansas.
That eight-point spurt was Kansas’ only sustained scoring run. The Jayhawks didn’t score more than four consecutive points at any other time.
Engelman, who with Davis has helped make up for the injury losses of Danielle McCray and Angel Goodrich, had just four points on 1-for-9 shooting.
KU will travel Wednesday to Nebraska. Tipoff will be 7 p.m.