Tuesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules
Games played Feb. 12, 2013
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
WACO, Texas (AP) — Brittney Griner had 10 points and 11 rebounds for her 54th career double-double and the top-ranked Baylor Lady Bears moved closer to another Big 12 title with their 52nd consecutive home game, 89-47 over Texas Tech on Tuesday night.
Griner, the two-time All-American senior, also had seven blocked shots and five assists while leading four players scoring in double figures for Baylor.
Along with their nation's best home winning streak have several other impressive winning streaks, the Lady Bears have won 21 games in a row overall and 35 consecutive Big 12 regular-season games.
Odyssey Sims had 18 points, six steals and five assists for Baylor. Brooklyn Pope had 17 points while Kimetria Hayden had 10 points and seven assists.
Chynna Brown had 15 points to lead Texas Tech (18-7, 8-5), and Casey Morris had 10.
No. 3 CONNETICUIT 105, PROVIDENCE 49
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kaleena Mosqueda Lewis scored 17 points and Kelly Faris aded 16 to lead No. 3 Connecticut to a 105-49 win Tuesday night over Providence, the Huskies fourth 100-point game this season.
Faris, who was making her 100th consecutive start, hit six of her eight shots, and added six rebounds and five assists.
Mosqueda-Lewis, the nation's leading 3-point shooter, had three more for the Huskies (23-1, 10-1 Big East), who had six players in double figures.
Brianna Edwards had 17 points to lead Providence (7-17, 2-9), and Tori Rule added 11.
UConn hit 24 of its 30 attempts from the foul line, while Providence attempted just four free throws, hitting two.
It was UConn's 28th straight win over Providence, which has not beaten the Huskies since the semifinals of the 1993 Big East tournament.
No. 23 SYRACUSE 69, GEORGETOWN 60
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brianna Butler scored 16 points and Kayla Alexander had 13 points and 10 rebounds as Syracuse pulled ahead with a 20-4 second-half run for a win over Georgetown.
In the final regular-season game between the Big East rivals, the Orange (20-3, 8-2) held Sugar Rodgers, the nation's second-leading scorer at 23.2 points per game, to eight points on 1-of-12 shooting. Syracuse has won four straight games.
Dominique Vitalis had 15 points and Katie McCormick 14 for the Hoyas (13-11, 4-7), losers of three straight. Georgetown committed a season-high 27 turnovers.
Elashier Hall scored 14 points for the Orange, who triumphed despite going more than 10 minutes without a field goal. After leading by nine in the first half, Syracuse trailed 35-27 early in the second.
Hall's jumper ended the drought and her 3-pointer put Syracuse ahead for good at 38-35.