7:05 PM ET, March 27, 2011
American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
Brittney Griner's 40 points help Baylor end Green Bay's 25-game streak
DALLAS -- Brittney Griner keeps piling up the points, putting Baylor within one win of its second consecutive trip to the NCAA Final Four.After another big-time tournament game, the 6-foot-8 sophomore succinctly summed up what is driving her."March Madness," Griner said with a sly smile after she put up a career-high 40 points with 10 rebounds as the Lady Bears defeated Wisconsin-Green Bay 86-76 on Sunday night.
• Brittney Griner scored a career-high 40 points and also added 10 rebounds and six blocks in the win.
• Griner's 40 points are a Baylor tournament record and the most points anyone has scored in this year's tournament.
• Baylor advances to its third Elite 8, where it has never lost. The Bears won the national title in 2005, and lost to Connecticut in the Final Four last year.
• Green Bay saw its 25-game win streak come to an end.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-65 (.385)||33-56 (.589)|
|3P Made-Attempted||12-28 (.429)||5-10 (.500)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-18 (.778)||15-21 (.714)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||21 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|