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No. 9 Baylor women rout Stephen F. Austin

WACO, Texas (AP) — Nina Davis scored 33 points on 12-of-15 shooting to help No. 9 Baylor beat Stephen F. Austin 96-57 on Sunday.

Alexis Prince added 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting for the Bears (8-1), and Niya Johnson had 11 assists.

Porsha Roberts led Stephen F. Austin (5-4) with 18 points and eight rebounds. Roberts, a Waco native and a senior, was playing her first college game in her hometown.

Brentney Branch added 12 points, and Tierany Henderson had 10.

Baylor missed its first nine shots and didn’t make a field goal until Kristy Wallace had an offensive rebound and putback with 13:50 left in the first half. The Bears shot 76 percent after that opening and finished the game making 34 of their 54 (63 percent) field goals.

Stephen F. Austin’s leading scorer, Taylor Ross, went to the bench and didn’t return in the first half after picking up her third foul with 12:15 left. Coming into the game, Ross had been scoring nearly 19 points a game, and finished with five points and four assists.

TIP-INS

Baylor; The Bears have outscored their opponents by an NCAA-best 35.6 points a game and have allowed 41.5 points per contest in seven home games.

Stephen F. Austin: The Ladyjacks were coming off two consecutive wins: a 90-50 victory over Texas A&M-Kingsville and a 70-59 decision at Rice.

UP NEXT

Baylor: Plays Syracuse on Friday in the Florida Sunshine Classic in Winter Park, Florida.

Stephen F. Austin: Hosts Arizona on Saturday

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