After falling to top-ranked Baylor Saturday night, the West Virginia women’s basketball team returns home Tuesday night to face the Texas Tech Red Raiders in a pivotal Big 12 Conference matchup.
The Lady Bears (16-1, 6-0 Big 12) defeated the Mountaineers (11-6, 3-3 Big 12) 76-58 following a dominant game from Baylor’s senior Brittney Griner. Despite Baylor defeating opponents on average by 30.1 points this season, WVU was able to keep the game within reach.
In the 10th largest attended game in Lady Bears’ history (10,245), Griner dominated from the start. Her 26 points and 15 rebounds was the 50th double-double of her career. In fact, she was one block shy of a triple-double with nine blocks.
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