GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Baylor 84, Oklahoma 61

WACO, Texas - NaLyssa Smith scored 21 points, Moon Ursin had 14 points with 11 rebounds and No. 9 Baylor overwhelmed Oklahoma 84-61.

Baylor (10-2, 5-1 Big 12) took over the game in the second quarter by outscoring Oklahoma 25-5 to stretch a two-point lead to 22 at halftime.

DiDi Richards had a career-high 12 assists for the Lady Bears.

Five players scored double figures as Baylor shot 59% (35 of 61) from the field, led by Smith even though her streak of double-double games ended at four. Trinity Oliver added 14 points, freshman Hanna Gusters 11 and Queen Egbo 10.

Madi Williams led Oklahoma with 29 points and Taylor Robertson made five 3-pointers while scoring 19 points.

Richards, the Big 12 assists leader, entering with 6.2 a game, broke her previous single-game high of 10 set in the loss to Iowa State.

Williams had 13 of the 21 points for the Sooners in the third quarter, all of hers in the last 6:26. They made their last six shots over the final 3:48, five by Williams and a 3 by Robertson. Associated Press


January 23, 2021