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Allison Leads No. 9 Baylor to Win over Texas State

Baylor's Rachel Allison (14) shoots over Texas State defenders Victoria Davis (4) and Brittany Wilson. (AP Photo/Nick Simonite)

Baylor's Rachel Allison (14) shoots over Texas State defenders Victoria Davis (4) and Brittany Wilson. (AP Photo/Nick Simonite)

Jan. 4, 2008

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WACO, Texas (AP) - Rachel Allison had 23 points and 13 rebounds to lead No. 9 Baylor to an 84-57 win over Texas State on Friday night.

Angela Tisdale added 19 points, Jessica Morrow 12 and Jhasmin Player 11 for Baylor (12-1).

Victoria Davis and Tamarra Evans-Sluga each scored 13 for Texas State (6-7) and Joyce Ekworomadu had 10 points.

Tisdale converted a three-point play and made two more free throws and Morrow hit a 3-pointer to stretch Baylor's two-point lead into a 35-25 advantage with 3:10 left in the first half.

Allison scored six during a 10-2 run to open the second half and gave the Bears a 51-33 lead with 15:56 remaining.

Baylor's only other extended run came during the final 6:40 as Allison's two free throws and 3-pointer off an inbounds play spurred a 16-2 series to close out the game.

Baylor scored six of its first nine points from the free-throw line as Texas State committed three fouls before scoring its first point. The Bobcats were whistled for 31 fouls and Baylor made 32 of 41 free throws.

 

 

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