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Lady Bears take on TCU at 2:00 PM CT in the semifinals of the 2018 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship Tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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Lady Bears take on TCU at 2:00 PM CT in the semifinals of the 2018 Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship Tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. You can watch the game on FS1. You can listen to Rick May (play-by-play) and Lori Fogleman (analyst) call the game at Baylor/IMG and at KRZI/ESPN 1660AM and 99.1FM.

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The Lady Bears and Froggets just played two weekends ago in Fort Worth where the Lady Bears torched the Horned Frogs 85-53. In today’s game the Lady Bears are playing without international star point guard Kristy Wallace who was Baylor’s leading scorer in the last game against TCU with 19 points.

Wallace suffered an ACL injury in the regular season finale against West Virginia on Monday.

Baylor’s Kristy Wallace was selected espnW National Player of the Week on Jan. 29 after playing a leading role in the Lady Bears’ 2-0 week. The senior guard had led Baylor in scoring in two games, netting a career-high 27 points against No. 6/6 Texas and pouring in 25 at No. 19/20 West Virginia. Wallace shot a team-high 66.7 percent from the floor and a team-high 62.5 percent from three-point range, accounting for all five made three-pointer for Baylor on the week. The Loganholme, Queensland, Australia native averaged 26.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game, logging 39.0 minutes per game.

Freshman guard Alexis Morris started in Kristy’s stead yesterday in the quarter-finals in which the Lady Bears steam rolled the Kansas State Wildcats 83-54. Morris has seen significant minutes this season as Baylor Head Coach Kim Mulkey has been bringing Morris along as Wallace’s understudy all season long.

The Horned Frogs are coming off a 90-83 win over the Oklahoma Sooners in the quarterfinals.

In the last matchup between these two teams, Baylor went on a 13-0 run to start the game. Today’s game should be about the same with Baylor running away early and never looking back. They are that good.

WBB Readies for Big 12 Championship Semifinal - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Top-seeded Baylor (29-1, 18-0) advance to meet fifth-seeded TCU (19-11, 9-9) in a Big 12 Championship semifinal contest at 2 p.m. (CT) on March 4, 2018, at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Big 12 WBB Championship: Semifinal Matchups Set - Big 12 Conference - Official Athletic Site, No. 5 TCU faces No. 1 Baylor, while No. 6 West Virginia takes on No. 2 Texas.

Quotes from Kim Mulkey Kalani Brown Dekeiya Cohen, Big XIISports, Big 12 Conference, Women's Basketball Championship, Saturday, March 3, 2018, We are now joined by the Bears from Baylor University, Dekeiya Cohen and Kalani Brown along with Coach Mulkey. Coach, would you like to make an opening statement? KIM MULKEY: No, I'm good.

Lady Bears top Kansas State, cruise into conference tournament semifinal, KWTX, Kalani Brown scored 26 points and 13 rebounds to lead the No. 3 Baylor Lady Bears to a 83-54 win over the Kansas State Wildcats in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals Saturday afternoon.

Baylor Lady Bears Blow By Kansas State Wildcats in Big XII Tournament Quarterfinal - Our Daily Bears, Lady Bears will advance to Sunday’s semi-final round against TCU.

TCU vs. Oklahoma - Game Recap - March 3, 2018 - ESPN, Sixth Man of the Year Amy Okonkwo scored 21 points and Amber Ramirez added 19, leading the parade to the foul line in the closing minutes as fifth-seeded TCU held off No. 4 Oklahoma 90-83 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament on Saturday.

Lady Bears "manage" a win against Kansas State in Big 12 tourney | Baylor | theeagle.com, OKLAHOMA CITY — Moon Ursin walked over with a huge smile on her face, while Dekeiya Cohen watched from the back. Natalie Chou danced on top of a locker, before

Lady Bears advance after quarterfinal beatdown of Kansas State | The Baylor Lariat, The top-seeded Baylor Lady Bears began their 2018 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship tournament with a 83-54 win over eight seed Kansas State on Saturday in Oklahoma City.

Junior center Kalani Brown put the team on her back, scoring 26 points and grabbing 13 rebounds as senior guard Kristy Wallace missed the game with a torn ACL. Senior forward Dekeiya Cohen stepped up and added 19 points on eight of 15 shooting.

Freshman guard Alexis Morris got the start in place of Wallace running the point. Head coach Kim Mulkey has full confidence her abilities, saying Thursday in a press conference that it was simply a matter of next man up.

“I don’t anticipate her seeing anything she hasn’t seen [before],” Mulkey said. “Morris was a McDonald’s All-American, she has played the point.”

Lady Bears Crushes Kansas State by 29 in OKC, BearsIllustrated, Lady Bears roll into the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament after dominant 83-54 victory over Kansas State.

Brown has 26 points, No. 3 Baylor tops Kansas State 83-54 | Newsday, (AP) -- Baylor might be OK without injured point guard Kristy Wallace.Kalani Brown scored 26 points to help the third-ranked Lady Bears beat Kansas State 83-54 on Saturday in the Big 12 quarterfinals

TCU's big free-throw advantage helps in win over OU, normantranscript, TCU had a heavy advantage at the foul line, and not just because Oklahoma committed several intentional fouls to extend the fourth quarter.

TCU WBB defeats Oklahoma 90-83, advances to Big 12 Semifinals - Frogs O' War, The Frogs are one win away from the Big 12 Championship (OBF: Here's to hoping the next win doesn't come their way. Sic 'em!)

Lady Bears ready to take on next challenge as Big 12 tournament begins | Lady Bears Basketball | wacotrib.com
OKLAHOMA CITY - Do you know who Nick Foles is?

Trib All-Big 12 women's basketball team: Dominant Kalani Brown named Player of the Year | Baylor | theeagle.com
Nobody had an answer for Kalani Brown. The junior center has scored in double figures in every contest but one this season, and that came at Oklahoma when Brown was

Baylor's Kim Mulkey named Big 12 Coach of the Year; Kelani Brown, Lauren Cox also honored - Houston Chronicle, Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey collected her sixth Big 12 Coach of the Year award on Wednesday

Baylor's players also picked up a myriad of conference honors, including junior Kalani Brown's Player of the Year award and Lauren Cox's Defensive Player of the Year award. Senior Kristy Wallace, Brown and Cox were named to the All-Big 12 first team while senior Dekeiya Cohen was named an All-Big 12 honorable mention and Alex Morris was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team.

After wrapping up an 80-54 win against West Virginia on Monday, Baylor finished the season with a perfect 18-0 Big 12 record. Baylor finished 28-1 overall, with the team's only loss coming to then-No. 8 ranked UCLA on Nov. 18.