|Baylor's Brittney Griner (42) shoots against Mississippi Valley State's Khristina Clemons (14) and Alia Frank, right, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday Dec. 30, 2011, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)|
Griner, No. 1 Baylor women top Miss Valley, 93-55
WACO, Texas—Brittney Griner scored 20 points in 27 minutes and top-ranked Baylor finished its nonconference schedule with a 93-55 win over Mississippi Valley State.
Destiny Williams had 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Bears, who reached 13-0 for the second time in the program's history.
De'Kisha Fondon scored 23 for Mississippi Valley (2-8). Alia Frank had 10 points and Ka'Neshia Smith added 10 rebounds.
Brooklyn Pope added 14 points for Baylor, and Odyssey Sims had 11 points and Ashley Field scored 10.
The Bears jumped out to a 12-0 lead, keeping their usually active coach, Kim Mulkey, seated on the bench.
Griner and Mississippi Valley's Alia Frank were each assessed a technical foul with 2:42 left in the first half. They became tangled after falling to the floor under Baylor's basket. The technicals were called as they attempted to get back to their feet.