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WACO, Texas (AP) — Te’a Cooper scored 23 points, Queen Egbo had a career-high 21 points starting in place of injured preseason AP All-America post Lauren Cox, and the No. 2 Baylor Lady Bears beat Houston Baptist 112-42. Baylor has won 32 games in a row. The defending national champion Lady Bears have won their first three games by an average margin of 71 points.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Big 12 has seen plenty of upsets and close games this season. Parity makes for fierce competition and games that are fun to watch. It also presents a quandary about the league’s chances of making the College Football Playoff.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self knew it was important to fill the majority of his upcoming recruiting class during the early signing period, given the uncertainty that surrounds the Jayhawks when it comes to potential NCAA violations. The school was hit with a series of allegations earlier this year, the majority of them tied to recruiting violations, and Self was personally fingered for supposedly failing to monitor the program.
UNDATED (AP) — No. 10 Oklahoma plays at No. 12 Baylor in a potential Big 12 championship game preview. They are the top two teams in the league. Baylor has an 11-game winning streak and is 9-0 this year. The Sooners are playing on the road for the first time since losing at Kansas State three weeks ago. Oklahoma has won the last four Big 12 titles since Baylor was part of consecutive league championships.
UNDATED (AP) — No. 22 Texas still has an outside chance at the Big 12 title game. But the Longhorns need to win out, starting with Iowa State, and get help from Baylor and Oklahoma. Fourth-year Iowa State coach Matt Campbell is still seeking his first win over Texas.