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Top 25 Roundup: No. 10 Baylor annihilates Providence


No. 10 Baylor blew the doors off of Providence from the opening tip and sprinted to a 61-36 victory on Wednesday in the first of two games for the Lady Bears at the West Palm Beach Classic.

The Lady Bears (10-0) got 14 points from Bella Fontleroy and 12 from Sarah Andrews, but Baylor set the tone with defense.

Already trailing 5-0 just 50 seconds into the game, Olivia Olsen made a layup on Providence’s second offensive possession. It was more than 13 minutes later in the middle of the second quarter when the Friars made their second field goal (Laryn Edwards’ short-range bucket) during the Lady Bears’ 17-2 run.

Providence finished 11 of 45 from the floor and 1 of 14 from 3-point range. Olsen scored a team-high 12 points with 10 rebounds.

Baylor, off to its best start since the 2015-16 season, plays South Florida on Thursday afternoon.

No. 9 Stanford 92, UC Davis 52

Cameron Brink scored 21 points and Kiki Iriafen added 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Cardinal cruised to a 40-point win over the Aggies.

The Cardinal (10-1) had six players with 10-plus points and shot 57.6 percent from the field and 50 percent (8 of 16) from 3-point range.

Evanne Turner had 17 points for the Aggies (4-6), who had 21 turnovers in defeat.

–Field Level Media

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