Lady Bears romp in Big 12 quarterfinals

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DALLAS — Brittney Griner had 19 points, 13 rebounds and a career best nine assists, and No. 1 Baylor built a quick 25-point lead in an 80-47 victory against Kansas State in the quarterfinals of the women’s Big 12 Tournament Saturday.

Destiny Williams had 20 points to lead the Lady Bears (30-1).

MICHIGAN STATE 54,

NO. 8 PENN STATE 46

In Hoffman Estates, Ill., Jasmine Thomas scored 14 of her 19 points in the second half and Michigan State (24-7) used its stout defense to defeat Penn State (25-5) in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.

GEORGE WASHINGTON 81,

NO. 11 DAYTON 80

In Philadelphia, Andrea Hoover had 15 points and nine rebounds, and Dayton (27-1) breezed in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament.

NO. 20 GREEN BAY 80,

MILWAUKEE 56

In Milwaukee, Lydia Bauer had 22 points and Green Bay (26-2, 16-0) completed an unbeaten Horizon League season.

NO. 21 NEBRASKA 77,

PURDUE 64

In Hoffman Estates, Ill., Sam Ostarello scored 18 points, and Purdue (23-8) beat Nebraska (23-8) to advance to the Big Ten Tournament championship.

CHATTANOOGA 78,

GEORGIA SOUTHERN 53

In Asheville, N.C., Alex Black scored 13 points to lead Chattanooga (27-3) over Georgia Southern (8-23) in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament.

ATLANTIC SUN CHAMPIONSHIP

STETSON 70,

FLORIDA GULF COAST 64

In Macon, Ga., Sasha Sims had 15 points and Stetson (24-8) overcame a 15-point deficit to beat Florida Gulf Coast (27-6) and earn an NCAA Tournament berth.

IVY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

PRINCETON 80, BROWN 51

In Princeton, N.J., Niveen Rasheed scored 14 points as Princeton (21-6, 12-1) earned the Ivy League title and NCAA Tournament berth.

OHIO VALLEY CHAMPIONSHIP

TENNESSEE-MARTIN 87,

TENNESSEE TECH 80 (OT)

In Nashville, Tenn., Tennessee Martin (19-14) beat Tennessee Tech (19-12) for its third consecutive Ohio Valley Conference championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.


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