01/19 21:12 CST Egbo, Smith lead No. 15 Baylor women past Cowgirls 67-49
Egbo, Smith lead No. 15 Baylor women past Cowgirls 67-49
WACO, Texas (AP) --- Queen Egbo scored 19 points, NaLyssa Smith had a
double-double and No. 15 Baylor defeated Oklahoma State 67-49 on Wednesday
Egbo had 10 points in the first quarter when the Bears took an 18-12 lead and
had 17 points by halftime, when Baylor was up 34-26.
Smith had 16 points and 13 rebounds for her 13th double-double of the season,
tied for the best in the country. Jordan Lewis added 13 points and seven
assists for the Bears (12-4, 2-2 Big 12 Conference).
Baylor, picked to win the league, has won two straight heading into a battle
with No. 7 Iowa State on Sunday. The Cyclones lost their first league game to
No. 15 Texas Wednesday night in a battle between the teams picked to finish
second behind Baylor.
Taylen Collins and Lexy Keys both had 16 points for the Cowgirls (6-9, 1-3),
who were without leading scorer Lauren Fields.
Smith's basket to open the second half pushed the lead to 10 and started a 10-2
run. Oklahoma State never got closer than 15 and a 10-0 run in the fourth
quarter pushed the lead to 26.
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