No. 2 Baylor routs Texas Tech 87-79 to extend Big 12 record
WACO, Texas (AP) — Juicy Landrum scored 20 points and had two 3-pointers in an early run that put No. 2 Baylor ahead to stay, and the Lady Bears beat Texas Tech 87-79 on Saturday to extend their Big 12 record for consecutive regular-season conference victories to 47.
Lauren Cox added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Lady Bears (17-1, 6-0 Big 12). They also have a national-best 50-game home winning streak over the past three years. Queen Egbo added 16 points and eight rebounds, and Te’a Cooper had 15 points with eight assists.
Brittany Brewer had 24 points and nine rebounds for Texas Tech (13-4, 2-4). Lexi Gordon had 18 points and Chrislyn Carr had 16.
NO. 3 UCONN 98, EAST CAROLINA 42
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Christyn Williams scored 26 points, Megan Walker had 15 points and 12 rebounds and UConn routed East Carolina.
Freshman Anna Makurat was 8 of 10 from 3-point range and finished with 24 points. The Huskies were 15 of 25 on 3-pointers.
UConn (18-1, 8-0) improved its record in American Athletic Conference regular-season and postseason games to 128-0. East Carolina (3-16, 0-6) lost its 12th straight game and dropped to 5-100 against ranked opponents.
Lashonda Monk had 17 points for the Pirates.
NO. 13 GONZAGA 78, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT 52
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jill Townsend scored a career-high 28 points and Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount to extend its nation-best winning streak to 18 games.
Gonzaga (20-1, 9-0 West Coast Conference) is off to the best start in program history and is closing in on the program record of 23 straight wins set during the 2004-05 season.
Chelsey Gipson scored 14 points for the Lions (7-15, 3-6).
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