Baylor's Griner Ejected After Punching Opponent
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Baylor's super freshman Brittney Griner was ejected from a game against Texas Tech after she punched an opposing player in the face.
Texas Tech's Jordan Barncastle fouled Griner with No. 14 Baylor up 55-39 with 9:01 remaining in the game Wednesday night. As the Tech player was moving away from Griner, the Lady Bears' standout swung and landed a punch on Barncastle's face.
The game was stopped for about 10 minutes as officials reviewed tape. A technical foul was called on Griner and she was ejected for a flagrant foul and another technical was called on another Baylor player, Morgan Medlock.
The Texas Tech bench also got a technical for going out onto the court after the punch was thrown.
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