Lady Bears survive scare, hold off WKU

By The Sports Network
March 22, 2014 - 10:09pm

Waco, TX ( - Nina Davis tallied 32 points and 10 rebounds
and Odyssey Sims netted 31 points, as the top-seeded Baylor Bears pulled away
late to capture an 87-74 win over the 15th-seeded Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Ferrell Center.

Davis shot 11-of-13 from the field overall and Sims drained 4-of-8 from 3- point range for the Lady Bears (30-4), who will play California in the second round. It was the first time a pair of teammates scored 30 or more in an NCAA Tournament game since 2011. Niya Johnson got the scorers involved by handing out nine assists.

For WKU (24-9), Chastity Gooch posted 2