Women's Basketball Falls To No. 6 Baylor, 93-85

Nov. 18, 2005

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WACO, Texas (AP) - Sophia Young scored 26 points and Angela Tisdale added 23 to lead No. 6 Baylor to a 93-85 win over UCLA on Friday night.

The victory extended the Lady Bears' winning streak to a school-record 22 games. Baylor played its home opener in front of 9,065 fans, the largest opening-game crowd in school history.

UCLA (0-1) hung tough against the defending national champions, cutting the deficit to 74-69 with just under 6 minutes remaining. However, the Lady Bears (2-0) used a 9-3 run to extend their lead to 83-72 with 3:17 left.

Young, who played the entire 40 minutes, capped the spurt with a 3-point play.

Chameka Scott's 3-pointer gave Baylor its biggest lead at 88-74 with 2:20 left to play.

Lisa Willis led UCLA with 22 points, and Noelle Quinn added 20.

The Bruins narrowed the gap to single digits in the final minute on Lindsey Pluimer's layup and a 3-pointer by Willis.

The Lady Bears shot 51 percent in the first half, taking a 47-43 halftime lead.

Before the game, Baylor unveiled three banners commemorating its 2005 Big 12 regular season championship, Big 12 tournament championship, and NCAA title.

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