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.

Ashley Walker scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Alexis Gray-Lawson added 15 for the Golden Bears.

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.

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