OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Bernice Mosby scored 12 points to help
Number 18 Baylor win its Big 12 Conference women's tournament
opener 71-to-54 victory over Kansas today.
The third-seeded Bears (25-6) will play second-seeded Oklahoma
in the semifinals tomorrow.
Eleventh-seeded Kansas (11-20) was an upset winner over sixth
seed Oklahoma State in the first round but couldn't continue a its
late-season run during which they won five of eight games.
Kansas missed 14 of its first 16 shots at the start of the game,
allowing the Bears to build an 18-to-6 lead with 8:32 left in the
Kansas cut the margin to eight points twice, but Baylor answered
with nine straight points and the Bears led 35-19 at halftime.
The Jayhawks got no closer than 12 points in the second half.
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