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Brown's 28 lead No. 3 Baylor past TCU in Big 12 semifinal

AP Sports Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kalani Brown scored 28 points and No. 3 Baylor rolled past TCU 94-48 in a record-setting Big 12 semifinal Sunday for its 27th straight victory.

Baylor's 46-point win was the most-lopsided Big 12 Tournament game ever, topping Iowa State's 37-point victory over Nebraska in 2000.

Lauren Cox had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and Alexis Morris scored a season-high 18 points for Baylor. Juicy Landrum had13 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Lady Bears (30-1).

The game went a lot like the regular-season matchups - Baylor won the previous meetings 83-63 on Feb. 10 and 85-53 on Feb. 24.

Jordan Moore and Amy Okonkwo each scored 12 points for TCU (19-12).

Baylor will play No. 7 Texas or West Virginia in the championship. The Lady Bears won seven straight conference tournament titles before losing to West Virginia in the final last year.

Baylor blasted out of the blocks. Cox drained a 3-pointer to put the Lady Bears up 24-11, and the Lady Bears extended their advantage to 28-13 at the end of the period.

Baylor shot 56.3 percent in the first half to lead 52-32 at the break. Cox, Brown and Morris each had 13 points at halftime.

The Lady Bears held TCU to five points on 2-for-11 shooting in the third quarter to go up 69-37 at the end of the period.


TCU: The Horned Frogs lost six of eight in February, then beat Oklahoma in the Big 12 quarterfinals to start March. The rough February probably killed their NCAA hopes - their RPI is 71. TCU's top three scorers return next season, so the Horned Frogs should be solid.

Baylor: The Lady Bears got their second straight win without injured senior point guard Kristy Wallace. Morris, the new starting point guard, made 7 of 9 shots and had six assists and six rebounds and three turnovers in 38 minutes.


TCU: The Horned Frogs wait to see if their season will be extended.

Baylor: Will play in the Big 12 championship game on Monday.

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