WACO, Texas (AP) -- Bernice Mosby nailed a short jumper with 2.2
seconds remaining to lift No. 13 Baylor to a 64-62 win over Texas
A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday night.
The Islanders (1-5) had possession with 13 seconds left to play,
but Jillianne Duffey lost the ball out of bounds while driving to
the basket, giving the Lady Bears (7-1) a chance for the win.
Mosby paced Baylor with 21 points, 17 of them in the second
half, and Jessica Morrow added 14 and Jhasmin Player had 11. Mosby
scored nine of Baylor's final 11 points in the last five minutes.
Kirbria Lewis led Texas A&M-Corpus Christi with 16 points, Elisa
Beagle had 14 and Nicole Lewis 11.
The Lady Bears led 51-42 with eight and half minutes remaining,
but A&M-Corpus Christi reeled off 10 straight points to lead 52-51
on Beagle's jumper with 5:31 to play.
The teams exchanged leads down the stretch with the Islanders
going in front for the final time 60-58 on a jumper from Jenesis
Shaw with just over two minutes on the clock.
In the first half, the Islanders narrowed their deficit to 24-21
with just over four minutes remaining. But the Lady Bears responded
with a 6-2 run and led 30-23 at halftime.