Women’s hoops to take on Oklahoma

By Parmida Schahhosseini
Sports Writer

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.

Oklahoma’s defense is allowing 28.7 points per first half and is holding its opponents to 35 percent shooting. While Oklahoma’s defense is stout, Baylor is third in the NCAA in scoring and first in field goal percentage at 50.8 percent.

While Baylor does play tough physical defense, the Lady Bears have to stop Oklahoma’s productive offense.

Oklahoma ranks 17th in scoring offense and is fifth in 3-point percentage.

Baylor has won 15 straight games including a nation-best 49 straight home games.