Baylor to 7th Sweet 16 in row after 73-44 win over Arkansas

AP Basketball Writer

WACO, Texas (AP) - Nina Davis scored 21 points, Niya Johnson had 12 assists to tie Baylor's career record and the Lady Bears are headed to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the seventh year in a row after a 73-44 win over Arkansas on Sunday.

The Lady Bears (32-3), the No. 2 seed in the Oklahoma City regional, took control with a 30-7 run to finish the first half - which ended with first-year Arkansas coach Jimmy Dykes getting a technical foul.

Kristy Wallace added 13 points, while Alexis Prince had 11 and Johnson 10. Sune Agbuke, the lone Baylor senior, had 12 rebounds and a career-high eight blocks.

The Lady Bears play Iowa (26-7) on Friday in Oklahoma City.

Jessica Jackson had 15 points and Melissa Wolff 13 for Arkansas (18-14), the No. 10 seed from the SEC.

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