9:35 PM ET, March 26, 2013
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Baylor trumps Florida St., advances in Brittney Griner's final home game
WACO, Texas -- Florida State players can always say they got to meet a former president and see Brittney Griner dunk three times.There really wasn't much else they will want to remember about their second-round game in the NCAA tournament.Griner, Baylor's 6-foot-8 senior standout, had three dunks in her final home game while scoring 33 points with a career-high 22 rebounds as the defending national champion Lady Bears beat the Seminoles 85-47 on Tuesday night.Before Griner even had her first field goal, the Lady Bears (34-1) scored the game's first 11 points before their partisan crowd of 9,652 fans."Certainly, it's not an easy task to come into this environment and ask your kids to be able to block it all out," Florida State coach Sue Semrau said.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||18-69 (.261)||37-65 (.569)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-11 (.273)||4-9 (.444)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-9 (.889)||7-11 (.636)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||13 (0/0)||9 (0/0)|
Brittney Griner had 33 points and 22 rebounds tonight vs Florida State. Only 5 men's basketball players have reached those totals in a Men's Basketball Championship game: Kent Benson (1975) Elvin Hayes (3 times in 1968) Jerry Lucas (1960, 1961) Wilt Chamberlain (1957) Bob Petit (1954)
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