Tweet from Griner at half: ‘Need two more dunks’
Brittney Griner had enough time at intermission of her final
home game for Baylor to do a bit of tweeting.
Griner became the first woman with three dunks in a game in
Baylor’s 85-47 victory over Florida State in the NCAA tournament
Tuesday night. She had one before halftime, when the 6-foot-8 star
apparently tweeted that she wanted two more in her last home game
for the Lady Bears.
”Need two more dunks on home court for the best crowd ever!
(hash)BaylorNation” read a tweet posted from Griner’s account,
(at)Brittney4Griner. The timeline would match when Baylor was at
halftime, leading the Seminoles 51-20.
Griner then had two more dunks in a 79-second span after the
break. The last was a reverse one-handed slam after grabbing a
rebound between three Seminoles not long before she came out of the
game for good.
When the WNBA draft is held next month, Griner is expected to be
the top overall pick. Phoenix has the first selection. Rules in
that pro league would prohibit Griner from tweeting during a
In another post Wednesday morning, Griner wrote she was ”In
class like a zombie!!! Talk about sleepy!!!!” She even included a
picture to prove it, appearing droopy-eyed and propping her head up
on her right arm.
The defending national champion Lady Bears are in the NCAA round
of 16 for the fourth year in a row. They play Louisville on Sunday
night in Oklahoma City. Griner has 18 career dunks, three more than
the combined total of the other six women who have dunked in a