GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Baylor 68, Fordham 45

Associated Press

CANCUN, Mexico - NaLyssa Smith had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Jordan Lewis added 15 points with six assists and No. 6 Baylor rallied in the second half to beat Fordham 68-45 at the Cancun Challenge.

Baylor scored just six points in the second quarter, going 3 of 13 from the field, and trailed 24-20 at halftime. But the Bears responded with 24 points in the third quarter, going 4 for 7 from 3-point range, to build a 44-34 lead. Baylor also scored 24 points in the fourth, making 9 of 15 shots, to finish the second half shooting 54.8% after 29.6 in the first half.

Sarah Andrews and Ja'Mee Asberry each scored 10 points for Baylor (4-1). Smith, who was 8 of 16 from the field, secured her fourth consecutive double-double of the season. Queen Egbo was 0 for 9 from the field but grabbed eight boards.

Baylor was coming off a 79-76 loss to No. 3 Maryland in which Smith tied her career-high with 30 points to go with 15 rebounds. It marked the third 30/15 performance of her career.

Kendell Heremaia scored all 14 of her points in the first half for Fordham (3-2). She left the game with an apparent knee injury with 8:20 left in the fourth. Anna DeWolfe had 10 points and seven rebounds.


Fordham
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
K. Downey F 34 2-7 0-0 0-5 1-1 3 3 1 1 3 4
M. Jonassen F 26 2-5 2-2 0-0 2-4 0 1 0 2 3 6
A. DeWolfe G 37 4-15 0-0 2-7 0-7 3 0 2 8 1 10
A. Dingle G 30 2-10 0-0 0-1 1-3 1 0 0 4 5 4
K. Heremaia G 24 4-8 3-3 3-6 0-6 0 0 0 2 1 14
S. Karpell 14 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 1 1 2 0
M. Flood 13 2-7 0-0 0-2 0-3 0 0 0 0 1 4
M. Nyborg 9 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0
M. Prior 7 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-2 2 0 0 0 2 0
C. Polisano 2 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 3
V. Tavui 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0
E. Thaqi 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 17-56
(.304)
5-5
(1.000)
6-22
(.273)
9-32 10 4 4 20 20 45


Baylor
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
N. Smith F 33 8-16 3-5 0-1 5-15 1 0 1 6 3 19
Q. Egbo C 24 0-9 2-2 0-0 1-8 1 0 1 2 1 2
J. Lewis G 33 6-9 2-4 1-3 1-3 6 0 2 1 2 15
S. Andrews G 32 4-8 0-0 2-2 0-1 2 0 3 0 1 10
J. Asberry G 28 4-6 0-0 2-4 0-1 1 0 0 1 1 10
C. Bickle 20 3-7 1-1 1-3 1-6 0 0 0 4 1 8
K. McDaniel 15 0-1 1-2 0-1 1-3 1 0 0 1 1 1
J. Owens 10 0-1 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 1
K. Gillispie 3 0-1 2-2 0-0 1-1 0 1 0 1 1 2
A. Katramados 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 25-58
(.431)
12-18
(.667)
6-15
(.400)
12-41 12 1 7 17 13 68


Officials: Adrienne Gilmore, Erika Herriman, Nick Marshall
Attendance: 103




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