Kalani Brown leads No. 2 Baylor in 84-70 win over No. 9 UCLA
WACO, Texas (AP) Kalani Brown set career highs with 25 points, 19 rebounds and six assists as No. 2 Baylor took over after halftime on way to an 84-70 victory over ninth-ranked UCLA on Monday night.
A layup by Alexis Jones early in the fourth quarter started a 14-0 run over a 5-minute span for the Lady Bears (2-0), who led 82-63 when Beatrice Mompremier made a free throw with 3:24 left.
Jordin Canada led UCLA (1-1) with 23 points, while Monique Billings had 16 points with 10 rebounds. Kari Korver had 13 points.
Baylor had trailed 48-41 at halftime, but got even in the first 2 minutes of the third quarter. Alexis Prince hit a 3-pointer before Jones and Brown each had baskets, and assisted each other.
Preseason All-America forward Nina Davis, Prince and Jones each had 15 points for Baylor.
The Lady Bears led for good when Davis had consecutive baskets late in the third quarter to break a 57-all tie.