Huskies Fall for First Time this Season Against No. 5 Baylor, 81-74

Dec. 2, 2005

WACO, Texas (AP) - Sophia Young had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 5 Baylor to an 81-74 win over previously unbeaten Washington on Friday night.

Abiola Wabara added 14 points and Angela Tisdale 10 as the Lady Bears (7-0) extended their winning streak to 27 games.

Baylor led 59-48 with 12 minutes left in the game before going a 10-2 run to extend its lead to 69-50. Wabara had four points in the run.

Cameo Hicks led Washington (5-1) with 15 points, and Dominique Banks and Jill Bell each scored 11.

Washington outscored Baylor 14-3 over the final three minutes to cut into a 78-60 deficit. The Huskies hit four of five 3-pointers during that stretch. They also set a school record by making all 14 of their free throws.

The Huskies took a 17-16 lead on Breanne Watson's jumper with about 12 minutes left in the first half.

But Baylor went on a 14-2 run to take a 30-19 lead at the 8:49 mark. Tisdale and Jordan Davis hit 3-pointers during the Lady Bears' run.

Young had 12 points as the Lady Bears built a 47-35 halftime lead.

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