No. 12 Cal Falls to No. 13 Baylor
Nov. 25, 2007
WACO, Texas (AP) -Jessica Morrow scored 18 points and Angela Tisdale added 16 to lift No. 13 Baylor to a 69-56 victory over No. 12 California on Sunday.
Baylor (5-0) shot 61 percent from the floor after halftime to improve to 53-1 in home nonconference games since Kim Mulkey became coach in 2000.
The Lady Bears trailed 32-25 at halftime, but scored 11 straight points early in the second half to take the lead for good.
California (4-1) shot just 39 percent from the field and turned the ball over 21 times.
Baylor's Jhasmin Player scored 15 points and Danielle Wilson added 10, all of which came in the second half.
California led 34-27 when Baylor took control of the game. Wilson's layup tied things at 34, and the Lady Bears took the lead on Player's basket with 15:45 left.
Tisdale hit consecutive 3-pointers to put the Lady Bears up 44-38. Baylor's lead swelled to 15 points when Jessika Bradley hit a pair of free throws to give Baylor a 59-44 cushion with 9:02 remaining.
California got no closer than 13 the rest of the way.