Baylor thumps Texas A&M to stay perfect

Brittney Griner dropped in a game-high 21 points ranked Baylor took care of 48 victory over Texas A&M on Saturday.

Odyssey Sims finished with 19 points and Kimetria Hayden contributed 10 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Lady Bears (25-0, 12-0 Big 12). Brooklyn Pope donated 10 points and nine rebounds in the victory.

Tyra White paced the Aggies (17-6, 8-4) with 18 points and four rebounds, while Sydney Carter chipped in with 13 points. Texas A&M had its four-game winning streak halted.

Baylor exerted its superiority right from the opening tip with a 17-2 run. White made a jumper with under 14 minutes to play to finally snap the run, but Baylor poured it on, using a 13-9 push to lead 30-13 with under five minutes to play in the opening half.

Baylor shot 51 percent from the floor in the first half while limiting Texas A&M to just 28 percent and held a comfortable 40-21 lead at the break.

The Aggies shot just 27 percent (9-of-33) in the second half and never got close.