WACO, Texas (AP)Jaden Owens had a career-high 12 assists to go with 11 points for her first career double-double and No. 18 Baylor pulled away for an 88-50 season-opening win over Lamar on Monday night.
Missouri transfer Aijha Blackwell and freshman Bella Fontleroy both added 17 points for the Bears, who used a 7-0 run early in the second quarter and a 9-0 late to go up 47-31 at halftime.
Baylor shot 48.5% and forced 21 turnovers that produced 20 points.
Lamar shot 32% in the second half and finished just 3 of 12 behind the 3-point line.
Akasha Davis led the Cardinals with 13 points and eight rebounds.
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