K-State women pull out huge road win over Baylor

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas State women continue to show their grit and resilience after defeating 13th ranked Baylor on the road.

This is on a day where the Wildcats saw themselves move up in the AP Top 25 to number four, their highest ranking in 21 years.

And today, they showed why, winning their second straight game without their best player, Ayoka Lee.

Eliza Maupin, Gabby Gregory and Serena Sundell led the way with 16 points between the trio. Maupin had a near double-double with nine rebounds while Sundell had five.

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Baylor led a majority of the the first half, going up by as much as 11 after a 9-0 run. They took a 39-30 lead into halftime.

They turned things around the second half, outscoring Baylor 14-8 in the third and fourth quarter, including a 10-3 run to tie the game at 47 with 8:31 left.

K-State held Baylor scoreless for the last 4:33. Gregory gave K-State the lead for good on a layup with 3:29 left in the fourth quarter on an assist from Gregory.

Sundell put K-State up 58-55 with 1:50 left on an assist from Sundell. That ended being the final bucket of the game as the K-State defense stood strong.

It was a major statement from the Wildcats, who continue to show their one of the best teams in the country.

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K-State is now 19-1 overall and 8-0 in conference play.

They will look to continue their momentum on Saturday, when they host BYU at 4 p.m.

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