Brittney Griner scores 50 points vs. Kansas State

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The Baylor star dropped 50 on K-State because she can.

Brittney Griner will go down as one of the most decorated stars in women's college basketball history when her career is over, and on Monday night she gave a prime example why when she scored 50 points against Kansas State in Baylor's 90-68 win.

Griner shot 21-for-28, and had six rebounds and two assists. Surprisingly, she only added two blocked shots. But the highlight of the night came when she threw down a one-handed slam dunk with 16:56 left in the game to notch her third career dunk against Kansas State.

Somehow, the performance was only a Big 12 record, and not a school record. Mary Lowry scored 54 points in a game for the Bears before the formation of the conference in 1994. Griner was reflective after her final home game.

"It means everything to just go out with a bang like that," Griner said. "Got a dunk finally at home, scored 50. I mean there's not a better way to go out.".

Griner had six dunks already this season, all of them coming on the road. Her last 10 had been away from home, so the record-tying crowd of 10,627 got a rare treat on Monday. The 6'8 two-time All-American moved into second place on the NCAA all-time scoring list behind Jackie Stiles, who starred for Missouri State from 1997-2001.

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