PHOTO GALLERY: Baylor's women's basketball team shows why they are No. 1

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | 11:29 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Missouri women's basketball team fell to No. 1 Baylor 71-41 Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. The Bears Brittney Griner, who was's preseason Player of the Year, led the way for her team with 18 points.


Brittney Griner, center for the Baylor Women’s Basketball team, makes a shot during the Wednesday night game against Missouri in the Mizzou Arena. Griner, who stands 6-feet 8-inches tall, scored 18 points and helped lead the No. 1 ranked Lady Bears to a 71-41 win against Missouri.
Kyley Simmons, guard for the MU Women’s Basketball team, looks for an open teammate during the Wednesday night game against No. 1 Baylor. Missouri lost the game 71-41.
Bree Fowler, left, Bailey Gee and Liz Smith hype up their Missouri women's basketball teammates in the final seconds before the halftime buzzer sounds. Baylor won 71-41 on Wednesday night at the Mizzou Arena.
Bailey Gee, left, is blocked by Sune Agbuke while attempting to make a layup during the Missouri v. Baylor game on Wednesday.
Christine Flores, forward for the Missouri women’s basketball team, high-fives young fans as she takes the court against Baylor on Feb. 1. Flores was presented with an award prior to the start of the game for breaking the Missouri career record for most blocked shots, surpassing the 1985 record of 177 blocks.

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