LUBBOCK, Texas — Brittney Griner set the Big 12 women’s career scoring record on Wednesday night, finishing with 40 points in top-ranked Baylor’s 90-60 victory over Texas Tech.
It was the fourth career 40-point performance for Griner, who also had 15 rebounds for her 51st career double-double.
Griner passed Oklahoma State’s Andrea Riley for the record while scoring the first four points of the game, giving her 2,837 for her career. Riley had 2,835 points from 2007-2010. Griner finished with 2,873 career points.
Brooklyn Pope added 14 points for Baylor (19-1, 9-0).
Kelsi Baker scored 12 points for Texas Tech (16-5, 6-3), which had won four in a row.
It was the Lady Bears’ 31st consecutive Big 12 regular-season victory.
Texas Tech was the last team to beat Baylor during the regular season, topping the Lady Bears in 2011.
No. 12 Louisville 78, South Florida 75: In Tampa, Fla., Shoni Schimmel scored a career-high 38 points and Louisville rallied from a nine-point second-half deficit.
The junior guard hit a two-point jumper and three 3-pointers as the Cardinals (18-4, 6-2) tied the game after trailing 60-51. Another 3 by Schimmel at the 3:05 mark put Louisville ahead to stay, 69-66.
The Bulls (14-6, 3-4) twice got to within a point in the final 21 seconds, but two free throws each by Schimmel and Antonita Slaughter protected the lead.
Schimmel’s total was the highest for Louisville since Angel McCoughtrey, now with the Atlanta Dream, scored 43 against Providence on Jan. 31, 2009.
Louisville, which made no 3-pointers in a 57-54 win Sunday over St. John’s, made 10 of 23 Wednesday, with Schimmel 8-for-14.
Twins Andrell and Andrea Smith led South Florida with 18 and 17 points, respectively.
No. 17 Dayton 60, Virginia Commonwealth 49: In Richmond, Va., Andrea Hoover, Cassie Sant and Olivia Applewhite each notched double-doubles for Dayton.
All three players grabbed 10 rebounds, with Hoover scoring 15 points, Sant 12 and Applewhite 10.
The Flyers are 18-1, 6-0 Atlantic 10 Conference.
NO. 21 OKLAHOMA 74, TCU 53: In Norman, Okla., Sharane Campbell scored 23 points to lead Oklahoma.
Nicole Griffin added 11 points and Joanna McFarland had 12 rebounds for the Sooners (16-4, 6-2 Big 12), who fell behind 11-0. Aaryn Ellenberg, the team’s leading scorer, had seven points before leaving with a left leg injury early in the second half.
Zahna Medley had 18 points for the Horned Frogs (7-12, 0-8).
Kansas 78, No. 23 Iowa State 75, OT: In Lawrence, Kan., Angel Goodrich forced overtime with a 3-pointer with 16 seconds left in regulation, then scored seven of her team’s 13 points in overtime, as Kansas erased an 18-point second-half deficit.
Iowa State looked to have the game in hand after Anna Prins’ layup gave the Cyclones (14-5, 5-4 Big 12) a 55-37 lead with 8:56 left. But the Jayhawks (13-6, 4-4) outscored ISU 28-10 the rest of regulation.
In overtime, Goodrich — who finished with 24 points, 10 assists and five steals — made a jumper and a 3-pointer before hitting two free throws to help seal the win.