Sims leads Baylor past Oklahoma
Waco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Odyssey Sims scored 38 points with nine assists and six rebounds as No. 6 Baylor took a 96-89 victory over Oklahoma on Monday.
Nina Davis had 28 points and 14 rebounds while Makenzie Robertson gave 11 points for the Lady Bears (25-3, 15-1 Big 12), who have won 11 straight games.
Aaryn Ellenberg scored 29 points and added six rebounds and five assists for the Sooners (17-12, 8-8), who had won two straight coming in. Nicole Kornet had 16 points and nine rebounds off the bench.
Baylor led this game from start to finish as the team scored 16 of the first 18 points of the game and eventually took a 53-31 lead into the break.
The Lady Bears had built their lead to 32 early in the second half, but a 20-5 run from the Sooners got the team back into the game as Kaylon Williams' three-point play made it a 76-59 lead with 8 1/2 minutes to play.
Oklahoma continued to chip away and Kornet's 3-pointer with just over a minute to play made it a 91-85 game, but Baylor was able to nab the win thanks to making its free throws in the final minute.