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Griner's 45 lifts Baylor over K-State in Big 12 semis

Mar 9, 2012 - 11:48 PM Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - After netting a career-high 41 points in her regular-season finale against Iowa State, Brittney Griner bested that mark against Kansas State in the semifinals of the Big 12 Tournament.

Griner scored a single-game tournament-record 45 points to go with 10 rebounds, seven blocks and four assists in top-ranked Baylor's 86-65 rout of the Wildcats.

She was 19-of-28 from the floor for the Lady Bears (34-0), who will play third-seeded Texas A&M in Saturday's Big 12 title game. Destiny Williams added 12 points and 14 rebounds.

Brittney Chambers scored 18 points to lead the Wildcats (19-13).

Griner scored the first eight points and finished the opening half with 23 for the Lady Bears, who took a 42-22 lead into the locker room.

Baylor led by as many as 32 in the second half, cruising to the easy win.








  • KANSAS STATE: 65
    BAYLOR: 86
    Final

    Mar 9 2:52 PM


  • KANSAS STATE: 22
    BAYLOR: 42
    Halftime

    Mar 9 1:51 PM
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  • KANSAS STATE: 0
    BAYLOR: 0
    1st Half - 20:00

    Mar 9 1:07 PM