Kim Mulkey, the head coach of the women’s basketball team at Baylor University, had strong words for parents who were concerned about female students’ safety on campus. After the women’s team clinched the Big 12 regular season title on Saturday, Mulkey used her postgame speech to defend her school, which has been under fire for a sexual assault scandal under former football coach Art Briles.
Sierra Michaelis scored 22 points and Sophie Cunningham had 20, combing for 18 of Missouri's 23 fourth-quarter points to rally the No. 24 Tigers to a 65-56 win over Alabama in the regular-season finale on Sunday. Michaelis hit a 3-pointer and Cunningham scored the next five to close out the third quarter, cutting Missouri's deficit to 44-42.
Iowa State missed the NCAA Tournament last season after a nine-year run. On Friday night, the Cyclones took a big step toward making a return. Seanna Johnson scored 22 points, including 10 straight for the Cyclones in the third quarter, and they upset No. 6 Texas 70-66 Friday for their fourth straight victory. Down two with seven minutes remaining, Iowa State (17-11, 8-9 Big 12) took control with a 9-0 run. "That's one of the biggest wins we've had in a long time," coach Bill Fennelly said. "Texas is a Final Four caliber team." Bridget Carleton scored 18 points for Iowa State, including a 3-pointer from well behind the line just before time ran out in the third quarter after making a steal. But