KANSAS Metropolis, Mo. (KXAN) — The Texas Longhorns are Significant 12 women’s match champions for the initial time in 19 several years.
Texas defeated Baylor 67-58 to claim the tournament crown Sunday in Kansas Metropolis for the to start with time given that 2003.
Longhorns freshman Rori Harmon stamped an exclamation issue on a dominant 2nd quarter with a scoop layup as the clock strike zero. Harmon was yet again Texas’ go-to resource for factors, leading the Longhorns with 20 points.
The Longhorns outscored Baylor by 9 in the 2nd quarter and taken care of the margin in the 2nd 50 percent. Texas led 39-28 at halftime.
Aaliyah Moore delivered Texas with a improve off the bench, scoring 12. Joanne Allen-Taylor scored 14.
Baylor’s Nalyssa Smith led the Bears with 19 details. Baylor will glance at the box rating and surprise what happened with the turnovers. The Bears experienced 16 miscues when compared to 9 for Texas.
Texas and Baylor met in the Big 12 tournament last for the fourth time in the past seven seasons. Baylor had gained the earlier 3 championship matchups just before Sunday’s loss.
With the earn, Texas will possible be a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Baylor is projected to be a No. 1 seed.
The NCAA women’s collection demonstrate is at 8 p.m. CT Sunday on ESPN.