No. 21 Baylor Women Wallop Texas Tech On Day Of Griner Uniform Retirement Ceremony

Texas Tech guard Kilah Freelon reaches for a rebound over Baylor forward Dre'Una Edwards in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)
Texas Tech guard Kilah Freelon reaches for a rebound over Baylor forward Dre'Una Edwards in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)
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WACO, Texas (AP) — Sarah Andrews scored 11 points, Darianna Littlepage-Buggs scored 10 and No. 21 Baylor held Texas Tech to a season low in scoring, beating the Lady Raiders 61-32 on Sunday that saw Baylor retire the uniform of former player Brittney Griner.

In an electric atmosphere for the home team the Lady Raiders were overwhelmed from the start. Baylor (19-6, 8-6 Big 12) held Texas Tech to a four-point first quarter, a nine-point second and five in the third for a 45-18 lead at the end of three.

Baylor had 10 players enter the scoring column and the Bears distributed 18 assists on 26 made baskets. The Bears never trailed.

As for Texas Tech, the Lady Raiders' (16-11, 5-9) turnover total of 29 was just three shy of their total points scored. Bailey Maupin led Texas Tech with nine points. The Lady Raiders shot 29.5% (13 for 44), including 23.5% (4 for 17) from 3-point range.

Texas Tech, which has dropped five consecutive, travels to face No. 5 Texas on Wednesday.

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