No. 19 OU Downed by No. 2 Baylor on Senior Night
NORMAN -- No. 19/16 Oklahoma fell to No. 2/3 Baylor, 103-64, on Monday night in its final home game of the regular season game at Lloyd Noble Center.
The Sooners (22-8, 13-5 Big 12) were limited to just .290 shooting percentage as Baylor (28-2, 17-1 Big 12) finished with a .514 field goal percentage and knocked down 11 3-pointers.
OU was led in scoring by senior Gioya Carter and redshirt senior Maddie Manning, who both scored 11 points apiece. Senior T'ona Edwards added in nine points, set a career-high with six steals and dished four assists in her final regular season game at Lloyd Noble Center. Junior center Vionise Pierre-Louis scored nine points off the bench.
Senior Shaya Kellogg, who made her first career start Monday, set a career high with eight points and a pair of 3-pointers, while fellow classmate Derica Wyatt posted seven points.
Baylor was led by Alexis Price who scored 24 points and recorded seven rebounds, while Kalani Brown added 17 points and seven boards. Kristy Wallace finished with 16 points and seven assists as the Lady Bears had five players score in double figures.
The Sooners were held to just four points in the first quarter as Baylor opened a 14-point lead after one quarter. OU was held to just 7-of-33 shooting (.212) in the first half as the Lady Bears led 44-22 at halftime.
Six different OU players hit at least one 3-pointer in the game, while the Sooners finished with a .741 (20-of-27) free throw percentage. Baylor outshot the Sooners, .514-.290, from the floor and .579-.308 from beyond the arc.
Oklahoma will open the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. CT against No. 6 seed West Virginia. The Sooners will be the No. 3 seed at the conference tournament. Tickets are available here.