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    Griner selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

Griner selected No. 1 in WNBA Draft

The Griner Era has begun in Phoenix. The Mercury drafted Brittney Griner with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft on Monday night.

The Mercury are already promoting the “Griner Pack,” which is a sale on three lower-level tickets, including Griner’s debut on May 27, and an autographed photo of Griner for $142.

Injuries hurt the Mercury last year. The team finished with a 7-27 record, the second-worst in the league.

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    Griner’s barrage of dunks pushes Bears past Seminoles

Griner’s barrage of dunks pushes Bears past Seminoles

It was a slam session as senior center Brittney Griner recorded three dunks Tuesday night. President George W. Bush couldn’t help but smile as No. 1 Baylor defeated No. 8 Florida State 85-47 at the Ferrell Center.

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    Lady Bears beat Iowa State to become Big 12 Champions

Lady Bears beat Iowa State to become Big 12 Champions

The No 1. Lady Bears played with a chip on their shoulder in the Big 12 Tournament Championship game after a sloppy game against Oklahoma State on Sunday. Baylor responded in dominating fashion as they went on to win the Big 12 Championship for the third consecutive year after defeating No. 23 Iowa State 75-47.

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    Baylor advances to Big 12 Championship game with win over OSU

Baylor advances to Big 12 Championship game with win over OSU

The No. 1 Lady Bears defeated Oklahoma State 77-69 in a physical, hard fought battle Sunday in the semi-finals of the Big 12 Tournament with senior guard Jordan Madden coming through in the clutch.

Senior post Brittney Griner led Baylor with a double-double, scoring 30 points. She also had 10 rebounds, seven blocks and three steals. Senior forward Brooklyn Pope had 12 points, seven rebounds, three assist and three steals. Senior forward Destiny Williams scored all 10 of Baylor’s bench points.

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    Senior class honored for successful careers

Senior class honored for successful careers

Monday was an emotional night for the No. 1 Lady Bears as the seniors were honored at the end of their last regular season game with a tribute video on senior night. Many fans wore yellow shirts in support of the winningest seniors in school history.

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    No. 1 Lady Bears win at UConn

No. 1 Lady Bears win at UConn

No. 1 Lady Bears defeated No. 3 UConn 76-70 in front of a sellout crowd in Connecticut Monday night. Everybody in the stands wore pink in support of the Play 4Kay Challenge to support breast cancer awareness.

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    Griner breaks record; Bears win

Griner breaks record; Bears win

It only took a couple of seconds for senior center Brittney Griner to break the Big 12 scoring record.

She scored the first four points of the game as the No. 1 Baylor Lady Bears defeated Texas Tech 90-60 on Wednesday. She now has a Big 12 record 2,835 career points.

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    Griner breaks blocks record, scoring record to follow

Griner breaks blocks record, scoring record to follow

Opposing teams fear her. She has become the face of women’s college basketball, and she is now an NCAA record holder.

That defensive pressure comes from senior center Brittney Griner, who is a force to be reckoned with on the court not just because dunks or the amount of offense she brings to the games. The intangibles are what make the difference.

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    Griner makes history, leads Lady Bears to victory over Oklahoma

Griner makes history, leads Lady Bears to victory over Oklahoma

In front of a sellout crowd of 10,419, senior center Brittney Griner eclipsed the NCAA record of blocked shots with her eight blocks as the No. 1 Baylor Lady Bears defeated No. 20 Oklahoma 82-65 on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

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Women’s hoops to take on Oklahoma

The No. 1 Lady Bears will play No. 20 Oklahoma at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.

Senior center Brittney Griner is only seven blocks away from a NCAA record for career blocks. She is also 18 points away from a Big 12 record in career points.

Baylor will try to bounce back from its lowest offensive outing, which was Wednesday against Iowa State. Baylor only managed 66 points in the contest.

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