03/10 22:38 CDT Davis, Sims lead Baylor to Big 12 women's title
Davis, Sims lead Baylor to Big 12 women's title
AP Sports Writer
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) --- Odyssey Sims overcame an ankle injury and scored 19
points to help No. 9 Baylor defeat No. 7 West Virginia 74-71 Monday night in
the Big 12 women's championship game.
Niya Johnson also had 19 points and made four free throws in the final minute,
and Nina Davis added 16 points for the Lady Bears (29-4), who have won 15 of
their past 16 games. Davis, a freshman, was named the tournament's most
Bria Holmes scored 24 points and Linda Stepney added 10 for West Virginia
(29-4), which had won 12 straight.
The teams shared the regular-season Big 12 title and split their games during
the regular season, with each winning on the other's home court. West Virginia
slowed Sims, who had scored 48 and 39 points in the regular season games, but
the Bears supported her Monday by shooting 48 percent overall.