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Baylor thumps Texas A&M to stay perfect

Feb 12, 2012 - 1:59 AM Waco, TX (Sports Network) - Brittney Griner dropped in a game-high 21 points to go with 10 rebounds and six blocks as top-ranked Baylor took care of business with a 71-48 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday.

Odyssey Sims finished with 19 points and Kimetria Hayden contributed 10 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Lady Bears (25-0, 12-0 Big 12). Brooklyn Pope donated 10 points and nine rebounds in the victory.

Tyra White paced the Aggies (17-6, 8-4) with 18 points and four rebounds, while Sydney Carter chipped in with 13 points. Texas A&M had its four-game winning streak halted.

Baylor exerted its superiority right from the opening tip with a 17-2 run. White made a jumper with under 14 minutes to play to finally snap the run, but Baylor poured it on, using a 13-9 push to lead 30-13 with under five minutes to play in the opening half.

Baylor shot 51 percent from the floor in the first half while limiting Texas A&M to just 28 percent and held a comfortable 40-21 lead at the break.

The Aggies shot just 27 percent (9-of-33) in the second half and never got close.

  • TEXAS A&M: 48
    BAYLOR: 71

    Feb 11 8:01 PM

  • TEXAS A&M: 21
    BAYLOR: 40

    Feb 11 6:50 PM

  • TEXAS A&M: 0
    BAYLOR: 0
    1st Half - 20:00

    Feb 11 6:09 PM
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