No. 9 Baylor defeats No. 18 OSU in Big 12 semis



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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Nina Davis scored 18 points and Odyssey Sims added 17 to help No. 9 Baylor defeat No. 18 Oklahoma State 65-61 in the Big 12 women's semifinals Sunday

Davis made 8 of 13 shots and had 12 rebounds. Sims, the Big 12 Player of the Year, shot 6 of 22 but made a critical shot with about 1:30 to play that put the Lady Bears ahead by six. The Lady Bears (28-4) advanced to Monday's final and can win their fourth consecutive conference title.

Brittney Martin had 11 points and 15 rebounds for Oklahoma State (23-8), but she made 4 of 16 shots. Tiffany Bias, OSU's leading scorer, finished with nine points on 3-for-11 shooting and played with foul trouble for most of the game.

Baylor outrebounded Oklahoma State 47-39 and held the Cowgirls to 36 percent shooting.

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Cliff Brunt

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