No 18 Oklahoma tops No. 9 Texas 65-63
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Madi Williams had 23 points and nine rebounds, and No. 18 Oklahoma defeated No. 9 Texas 65-63 on Saturday.
Taylor Robertson had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Sooners (18-3, 7-2), who remained tied with Iowa State for the Big 12 lead.
Rori Harmon had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Aliyah Matharu added 10 points for Texas (17-4, 5-3), which saw its four-game win streak snapped.
With the score tied at 63-all, Oklahoma’s Liz Scott was fouled on a running bank shot with 4.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter. She missed the free throw, and Texas called timeout with 3.6 seconds to play. Harmon then missed what would have been a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer.
No. 11 BAYLOR 87, WEST VIRGINIA 54
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Queen Egbo and NaLyssa Smith combined to score 25 of their 40 points in the first half when Baylor took a 30-point lead, Jordan Lewis had a triple-double and the Bears beat West Virginia.
Lewis had 10 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for Baylor’s seventh triple-double and the first since Alexis Jones posted one against Oklahoma on Jan. 29, 2017. On her way, Lewis, an Alabama transfer, posted her fourth career double-double and her first at Baylor (15-4, 5-2 Big 12).
The Mountaineers led at 6-4 then were outscored 24-4 the rest of the opening quarter with Smith scoring 10 points. Smith had 13 points and Egbo 12 points for the Bears in the first half when they took a 51-21 lead on 64% shooting. Baylor finished at 57%.
Esmery Martinez was the only player in double figures with 13 points for West Virginia (10-8, 3-5),
No. 13 IOWA STATE 88, TEXAS TECH 65
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Emily Ryan scored 20 points with seven assists, Lexi Donarski added 19 points and No. 13 Iowa State cruised to a win over Texas Tech.
Ashley Joens had 16 points for the Cyclones (18-3, 7-2 Big 12 Conference) and Beatriz Jordao and Nyamer Diew combined for 21 off the bench with Jordao grabbing eight rebounds.
Iowa State was 10 of 18 from 3-point range, led by Ryan’s 4 for 4 performance, and shot 55% (32 of 58) overall.
Taylah Thomas scored 22 points for the Red Raiders (9-11, 2-7), who have lost four straight.
No. 16 BYU 99, SAN FRANCISCO 58
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Paisley Harding scored 30 points on 11-for-17 shooting and Shaylee Gonzales scored 18 points and BYU beat San Francisco.
Harding recorded five 3-pointers made for the 29th time in her career in the Cougars’ 10th-straight win. Gonzales, a sophomore recorded her 500th field goal and Lauren Gustin scored 11 and grabbed 14 rebounds; her 15th double-digit rebounding effort this season.
BYU (18-1, 8-0 West Coast Conference) beat San Francisco 76-64 earlier this season. That started a four-game conference-opening losing streak for the Dons, who won four straight until meeting the Cougars again.
Kennedy Dickie hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points with eight rebounds for San Francisco (10-11, 4-5).
No. 25 KANSAS STATE 63, TCU 54
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Ayoka Lee scored 25 points and Kansas State pulled away in the final five minutes to beat TCU.
K-State (16-5, 6-3 Big 12) rebounded from Wednesday night’s 66-48 loss at ninth-ranked Texas and has won three of its last four.
TCU trailed by as many as 12 points in the third quarter but cut the deficit to 51-49 with 5:02 remaining. Serena Sundell and Jaelyn Glenn hit consecutives 3s to spark a 12-2 run for the Wildcats. Brylee Glenn added four free throws during the stretch before TCU’s Lauren Heard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Heard and Michelle Berry scored 11 points apiece to lead TCU (6-11, 2-6).
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