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Griner, No. 1 Baylor roll past Milwaukee

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Associated Press
December 9, 2011
— Brittney Griner scored 20 points, Odyssey Sims had 19 points and 11 assists and top-ranked Baylor beat UW-Milwaukee, 72-41, on Thursday night for its 28th consecutive home win.

Brooklyn Pope added 18 points and 11 rebounds for Baylor (9-0).


Janesville Parker graduate Alex Klawitter did not score for UW-Milwaukee.


Ashley Green scored 11 points for Milwaukee (2-5), which is in the midst of a five-game road trip that takes the Panthers to No. 24 Oklahoma on Sunday.


Griner and Sims teamed up on a 16-2 run for Baylor that stretched its lead to 24-9 about 13 minutes into the game. Griner scored the first six points before Sims scored 10 in a row.


The Lady Bears were up 56-19 after Griner scored eight points in a 12-1 run over the first 5 minutes of the second half.


The Panthers shot only 28 percent (15 of 53).


Griner had two blocked shots, increasing her career total to 436, 11 from breaking Courtney Paris’ Big 12 record.



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