Kelsey Larson made Baker’s first 11 points of the fourth quarter. It matched entire output of her opponent in the period.
Baker used a 31-11 fourth quarter run to take the lead and distance itself from Mobile (Ala.) for a 72-56 first round win in the NAIA Tournament.
Larson scored 26 points in the game, shooting 7-of-8 from the field and 4-of-5 from outside the arc. Mackenzie Cook had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
It was the 30th win of the season for the Wildcats (30-4), who move on to face Campbellsville (Ky..) in the second round on Friday at 1:30 CDT.