Baylor women wrap up Big 12 title

Baylor women 80, Texas 59

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WACO, Texas — Brittney Griner had 18 points with 10 rebounds and top-ranked Baylor claimed the outright Big 12 title with an 80-59 victory over Texas on Tuesday night.

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Texas' Yvonne Anderson (right) tries to work past Baylor's Odyssey Sims.  ROD AYDELOTTE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
ROD AYDELOTTE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Texas' Yvonne Anderson (right) tries to work past Baylor's Odyssey Sims.

Griner’s 40th career double-double came in her 100th game at Baylor.

NO. 4 CONNECTICUT 86, PITTSBURGH 37

In Pittsburgh, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points to lead Connecticut to a win over Pittsburgh.

The Huskies (25-3, 12-2 Big East) rebounded from Saturday’s loss to St. John’s that ended their record 99-game win streak at home.

OKLAHOMA 64, NO. 14 TEXAS A&M 55

In Norman, Okla., Aaryn Ellenberg scored 23 points as Oklahoma upset Texas A&M.

NO. 20 ST. JOHN’S 63, WEST VIRGINIA 54

In New York, Nadirah McKenith matched her career-high with 26 points to help St. John’s (19-8, 11-3 Big East) keep rolling with a victory over West Virginia.

NO. 24 RUTGERS 62, SETON HALL 39

In Piscataway, N.J., April Sykes scored 17 points and Rutgers defeated Seton Hall.

AUBURN: Coach Nell Fortner, who led the U.S. National team to an Olympic gold medal in 2000, is resigning after the season.


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