Women's College Basketball

 
             === Stanford snaps Baylor's 42-game winning streak ===
 
 Honolulu, HI (Sports Network) - Baylor was nearly halfway there.
 
 With  three  seconds on  the clock,  Brittney Griner's  fadeaway from the left
 baseline  bounced off the front of the rim, and a few of the Stanford Cardinal
 began to jump around in jubilation.
 
 Chiney  Ogwumike  secured the  rebound and  a 71-69  win for the fourth-ranked
 Cardinal  over No. 1 Baylor in a rematch of last year's Final Four, ending the
 Lady Bears' 42-game winning streak.
 
 Baylor's  42-game  run ranked fifth on  the NCAA Division 1 women's basketball
 all-time  winning  streak list,  48  behind  Connecticut's staggering  90-game
 stretch between 2008-11.
 
 It  was Baylor's first  loss since falling to Texas A&M in the regional finals
 of the 2011 NCAA Tournament.
 
 Ogumike,  who  had 18 points, drove  past Griner before her reverse layup over
 the  outstretched arms  of the reigning player  of the year went down and gave
 the Cardinal (3-0) a 70-66 lead with 22 seconds left.
 
 Destiny  Williams' 3-pointer  at the other end  cut the deficit to one with 10
 ticks to go. Toni Kokenis split a pair from the line and Baylor (2-1) snatched
 the rebound before calling a timeout at midcourt to set up the final play.
 
 Baylor  downed Stanford,  59-47, in Denver en route to a national championship
 back in April.
 
 The  Lady Bears, who became the first NCAA collegiate basketball team, male or
 female,  to finish  with a  perfect 40-0  mark last  year, joined  seven other
 unbeaten NCAA women's champions.
 
 Stanford  led by as  many as 14 in the opening half before taking a 31-29 edge
 into the locker room.
 
 The  Lady  Bears lost All-American guard  Odyssey Sims early on in the contest
 due to a strained hamstring.
 
 Griner tallied 18 of her 22 points in the second half in defeat.
 
 
 
 
 11/17 02:19:36 ET

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