Lady Bears win big, Young breaks record

Over 8,000 fans turned out to see All-American Sophia Young, Chameka Scott, and Jordan Davis one last time at the Ferrell Center in Waco, TX as the Baylor women's basketball team faced Colorado Wednesday night. The players didn't have to stay on the court the whole time, leaving the floor with several minutes to go to a standing ovation as the Lady Bears cruised to an 86-40 victory.

All 3 players were part of the group that brought Baylor a national championship last year and Lady Bear fans will never forget them. Young led all scorers with 20 points on 8 of 14 shooting, but that wasn't her biggest stat of the night. The stat that brought the house down was her 2 rebounds. Those 2 rebounds earned Sophia the title of all time leader in rebounds in the history of women's Big 12 basketball. Young wasn't the only one establishing milestones on the night; Baylor's total home attendance on the season surpassed the 100,000 mark for the first time ever.

Fellow seniors Davis and Scott added 11 points apiece, while Baylor also had solid contributions from freshman post players Rachel Allison, 8 points and 10 rebounds, and Tricia Abbott, 12 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 blocks.

Colorado was led by Caley Dow and Jackie McFarland who each scored 12 points on the night.

The Lady Bears got out of the gates quickly, taking a 41-16 lead into halftime after shooting 50%. At the same time, they were holding their opponent to 27%. Baylor finished the night shooting 56% from the floor and from behind the arc. Perhaps the most telling statistic of the night was the 22 turnovers of Colorado compared to only 5 by the Lady Bears.

Baylor will finish up their Big 12 season with two straight road games at Kansas State and at Texas.

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