Baylor Pulls Away, Tops K-State

WACO, Texas (AP) -Jessica Morrow scored 17 points, Jhasmin Player added 16 points and No. 8 Baylor pulled away late to beat No. 18 Kansas State 59-50 on Saturday.

Baylor (19-3, 7-2 Big 12) snapped a two-game home losing streak in which it lost to No. 2 Oklahoma and No. 16 Texas. The Lady Bears avoided their first three-game home skid since the 1999-2000 season.

Kansas State (19-3, 6-3) was within 45-43 before Baylor broke the game open with a 13-0 run that was sparked by Player's seven points.

Danielle Wilson posted her 12th double-double of the season with 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Lady Bears, who took sole possession of second place in the Big 12.

Ashley Sweat scored 17 points and Kari Kincaid added 11 for Kansas State.

Player, who finished 7-for-10 from the floor, and Morrow both scored 12 points in the second half.