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No.1 Baylor thumps Kansas State

Feb 5, 2012 - 3:46 AM Manhattan, KS (Sports Network) - Brittney Griner netted a game-high 29 points and pulled down nine rebounds as top-ranked Baylor took care of business with a convincing 70-41 win over Kansas State on Saturday.

Destiny Williams finished with 14 points and nine rebounds and Odyssey Sims added 13 points for the Lady Bears (23-0, 10-0 Big 12), who remain perfect on the season.

Brittany Chambers and Mariah White paced the Wildcats (15-7, 6-4) with 10 points apiece, while Tasha Dickey added nine. Kansas State had its two-game winning streak snapped.

Kansas State played well early on, and jumped out to a 16-11 lead with 11 minutes to play in the first half, but Baylor responded with a 22-8 run to take a 33-24 into the locker room at halftime.

Griner led the Lady Bears with 17 points, while Chambers paced the Wildcats with 10 in the opening 20 minutes.

Baylor put the game away in the second half, opening the second 20 minutes with a back-breaking 24-5 run to take a 57-29 lead with just under nine minutes to go in regulation.

The Lady Bears went on to outscore Kansas State 37-17 in the second half, leaving no doubt as to the outcome of the game.

Baylor shot 56.3 percent from the floor, while holding Kansas State to just 14-for-53 (26.4 percent).