Published January 31, 2013
Griner gets 40, now top Big 12 women’s scorer
Brittney Griner set the Big 12 Conference women’s career scoring record, finishing with 40 points in top-ranked Baylor’s 90-60 victory over Texas Tech in Lubbock, Texas. It was the fourth career 40-point performance for Griner, who also had 15 rebounds. 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. Brooklyn Pope added 14 points for Baylor (19-1, 9-0). Kelsi Baker scored 12 points for Texas Tech (16-5, 6-3).